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**Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person seminars have been suspended for the forseeable future

Under normal circumstances, AAEC invites colleagues from partner institutions to share their research and network with department faculty and graduate students each semester. Below is a listing of the most recent seminars hosted in the department.

AAEC also offers a graduate student seminar series in which students give formal presentations of their research to other faculty and students for feedback and professional growth.



Seminar Speaker

Location and Time


Oct 11, 2019

Dylan Bouchard

PhD student exchange

North Carolina State University

Hutcheson 302


Input-Output Price Transmission in the US Broiler Chicken Industry

Nov 1, 2019

Jim Kahn


Washington and Lee University 

Hutcheson 302


Choice modeling in the rainforest: Understanding policy preferences of traditional populations

Nov 12, 2019

Mia Goodnature

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Alabama

Hutcheson 302


Do Same-Sex Couples Induce Gentrification?

Nov 15, 2019

Le Wang


University of Oklahoma

Hutcheson 302


Your American Dream is Not Mine: A New Approach to Estimating Intergenerational Mobility Elasticity 

Feb 5, 2020

Jay Shimshack

Associate Professor

University of Virginia

Hutcheson 302


Hurricanes and Gasoline Price Gouging