Grad student Erin Brown examines credit enhancement strategies for higher efficiency vehicles in Maine

Maine Won’t Wait, Maine’s climate action plan, recommends the establishment of an incentive program for low- and moderate-income individuals to encourage the uptake of higher fuel efficiency light-duty vehicles (LDV) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One of the barriers to vehicle ownership or vehicle upgrades can be financing. Without access to financing, purchasing a more […]

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Dr. Catherine L. Kling

SOE welcomes 2021 Libby Lecturer Dr. Catherine L. Kling

SOE faculty and students extend a warm welcome to Dr. Catherine L. Kling. Dr. Catherine L. Kling is a Professor in Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Faculty Director at Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.  She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2015. Today, she […]

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SOE Faculty and Students are excited about the Fall 2021 Semester

SOE Faculty and Students started the Fall 2021 Academic Semester with much excitement. In addition to welcoming new undergraduate and graduate students from across the US and globe, the SOE Faculty extend a warm welcome back to our returning students. We are pleased to offer students courses in different formats, and are especially thrilled to […]

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SOE Alumnus Jurlina accepts data analyst position at California tech company

School of Economics Alumni Antonio Jurlina (Economics MS, 2021) has recently accepted a position at the San Diego based logistics and shipping company Airspace ( The application process was lengthy and involved rigorous testing of Jurlina’s data science and analysis skills. Jurlina relied on his proficiencies with R, Python, SQL and Tableau that he gained […]

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Angela Daley

Daley receives UMaine Arctic initiative funding for innovative pilot project on household water insecurity

Assistant Professor Angela Daley is leading an innovative research project focused on household water insecurity in Arctic indigenous communities. Dr. Daley’s research team received funding from UMaine’s Arctic Initiative for their project, A Pilot Study of Household Water Insecurity and Human Health in the Arctic. Arctic indigenous peoples disproportionately experience household water insecurity. She will […]

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Andrew Crawley

Crawley interviewed by The Hill about Maine’s labor market

Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley was recently interviewed by The Hill about Maine’s labor market. Given his extensive knowledge of Maine’s economy broadly and labor market specifically, Dr. Crawley continues to inform decision-makers and the public about Maine’s economic recovery. In this interview, he noted that Maine’s labor market had challenges pre-pandemic, and that numerous dynamics […]

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Lauren Miller

Lauren Miller successfully defends her M.S. Thesis

SOE Graduate Student Lauren Miller successfully defended her M.S. Thesis, Consumer preferences and associated price premiums for agricultural traits in Maine markets, on 4 June 2021. In her thesis research, Lauren examined consumer preferences for agricultural traits such as local and organic foods and assessed the responsiveness of agricultural producers and markets to these preferences. […]

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Caroline Noblet

Caroline Noblet and colleagues studying PFAS management issues in Maine

Dr. Caroline Noblet, Associate Professor in the School of Economics, and colleagues are actively studying management issues associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Maine. Dr. Noblet is part of an interdisciplinary research team based in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions that is conducting research to identify sources of and […]

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Congratulations Graduating SOE Students !

Congratulations University of Maine graduates, and caps off to you. The School of Economics (SOE) celebrates the accomplishments of our graduating students. Bravo. Your hard work, especially during the pandemic, inspired us all. We are very proud of your achievements, wish you all the best, and encourage you to stay in touch. To access University […]

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