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MCSPC and SOE researchers collaborate to estimate the economic contribution of colleges and universities in Maine

Research Associate Megan Bailey (Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and SOE Alumna), SOE Assistant Professor Andy Crawley, and SOE Professor Todd Gabe recently completed a study of the economic contribution of colleges and universities in Maine. They conclude that Maine’s 38 colleges and universities generate a total annual economic contribution — including the spending of […]

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SOE Assistant Professor Angela Daley’s Research Offers Suggestions to Improve Comparisons of Economic Well-Being

SOE Assistant Professor Angela Daley and colleagues recently published research on comparing economic well-being in the International Review of Applied Economics. They focused on the challenges of comparing economic well-being across countries and time using a common equivalence scale to reflect economies of scale in household consumption. By revealing differences in household expenditure patterns across […]

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SOE Assistant Professor Jonathan Malacarne shared research on behavioral nudges at NAREA Conference

SOE Assistant Professor Jonathan Malacarne presented his research on behavioral nudges at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Associaton (NAREA). His talk entitled The Helpful and Harmful Potential of Behavioral Nudges focused on tradeoffs involving the use of behavioral nudges. Dr. Malacarne’s work builds off the observation that many […]

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SOE’s new fully online BA in Economics covered by UMaine News

SOE, in partnership with UMaineOnline, will launch a fully online bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree in economics this Fall. We are excited to be offering a strong degree in a modality that gives students near and far considerable flexibility. Students in this program will develop analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills in a supportive and […]

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SOE Associate Professor Caroline Noblet Elected President of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association

SOE Associate Professor Caroline Noblet has been elected President of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA). NAREA is a professional association of agricultural and resource economists that is affiliated with the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. NAREA strives to stimulate and promote education and research on economic and social problems related to the […]

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SOE Faculty Tim Waring Interviewed about COVID-19 Air Quality and Pollution Impacts

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Outdoors Magazine staff interviewed SOE Associate Professor Tim Waring as part of an article on COVID-19 air quality and pollution impacts. Dr. Waring shared his insights about the sustainability of observed environmental improvements and the prospects for different areas to respond differently to COVID-19 and associated changes. For more details on […]

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