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Graduate Student Seminar Series

AAEC's graduate student seminar series gives graduate students an opportunity to sharpen their presentation skills, consider new research questions, and learn about new areas of research. 


Presentation schedule:

Date Presenter Name Title of Presentation
Oct. 9, 2019 Ruoding Shi

Investigation of Service Distortion in China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme

Oct. 25, 2019 Alexis Villacis-Aveiga

Cocoa Value Chains in Ecuador: Varieties and Post Harvest Effects

Nov. 22, 2019 Ange Kakpo

Effects of Weather Shocks on Millet Markets in Sub Saharan Africa: Evidence from Niger.

Dec. 6, 2019 Jingyang Yang

Grandfather and Grandchildren: China’s Social Pension Expansion and Child Health


Student testimonials:

“The question-and-answer time is very useful in preparing us for future conferences and job interviews. We learn how to really listen and understand the questions people pose about our research, and how to respond appropriately.”    - Ruoding Shi

“People ask very good questions during the lab that encourage us to look at our research from new angles and explore alternative questions when analyzing our data.”    -  Xin Ning

“The health lab helps us clarify topics covered in class and drive home key points we’re learning.”    - Weizhe Weng

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