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SOE’s Andrew Crawely studies the value of the reuse economy

Cynthia Isenhour, a professor of anthropology and climate change, and SOE’s Andrew Crawley, a professor of regional economic development, were awarded more than $265,000 from the National Science Foundation to examine Maine’s reuse markets and their potential to advance social, environmental and economic public policy goals.  REad more about their work here

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Rubin named to inaugural editorial board of ‘Transportation Research Record’

SOE’s Jonathan Rubin, director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, has been named an associate editor of the “Transportation Research Record,” the publication of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He is a member of the inaugural editorial board of the “Transportation Research Record” in its transition […]

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Dr. Andrew Crawley presents research at the 47th Annual Meeting of the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International in Cambridge, England

SOE Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley presented his collaborative work with SOE graduate student Sarah Welch at the 47th Annual Meeting of the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International.  His talk, How do Economic Cycles affect state level labor matching efficiencies?, focused on labor market issues in the United States. The 47th […]

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Dr. Keith Evans and SOE Graduate Students George Voigt, Hannah Merriam, and Nick Alvarez present research at the 2019 NAREA Annual Meeting

SOE Assistant Professor Keith Evans, SOE Post-doctoral Researcher Kofi Britwum, and SOE Graduate Students George Voigt, Hannah Merriam, and Nick Alvarez presented their research at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA). Dr. Evans presented his research conducted with Hannah Merriam, Averting behavior in the soft-shell clam fishery. Kofi […]

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SOE Post-doctoral Researcher Kofi Britwum Wins NAREA Best Paper Award

SOE Post-doctoral Researcher Kofi Britwum received the 2019 NAREA Best Paper Award for his manuscript Are Preferences for Aquacultured Seafood Down to The Attribute? Examining Attitudes and Willingness to Pay. The NAREA Best Paper Award recognizes research accomplishments of young scholars (seven years or less from completion of their PhD and that are lead authors) […]

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Dr. Angela Daley and Muntasir Rahman shared research at the 53rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association

SOE Assistant Professor Angela Daley and graduate student Muntasir Rahman participated in the 53rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association. Dr. Daley gave a talk summarizing her research paper Subsidies and food insecurity in remote communities: Evidence from the Food Mail Program and Nutrition North Canada. Muntasir Rahman also gave a talk to the international […]

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May 2019 Master’s in Economics!

Friday, May 10 saw another excellent batch of economics master’s students graduate from the School of Economics. In 2019 the School of Economics will graduate 14 masters students, 9 of whom will have completed their degree requirements in May, and all of whom will be missed.

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2019 UMaine Commencement – Congratulations SOE Graduates !

Congratulations graduating SOE undergraduate students ! We join the University of Maine Community in celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2019. We especially recognize the achievements and hard work of the following SOE undergraduate students: Nick Alvarez, John Arel, Ridge Barnes, Samuel Becker, Alison Berube, Racquel Bozzelli, Corey Claflin, Cody Cullen, Eleanor Cusack, Thomas […]

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2019 UMaine Graduate School Commencement – Congratulations SOE Graduates !

Congratulations graduating Masters Students from the School of Economics. The University of Maine’s Graduate School Commencement, held at 4 PM at Alfond Arena today, recognizes and celebrates the tremendous accomplishments of graduate students. Special congratulations to Joshua Donnelly, Angela Hallowell, Amy Bainbridge, Olga Bredikhina, Arianna Castonguay, Afton Hupper, Thi Nguyen, Anoulet Sinthavy, Avery Cole, Allyson […]

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Keith Evans receiving mentoring award

Dr. Keith Evans receives 2019 Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

SOE faculty member Dr. Keith Evans received a 2019 GSG Graduate Faculty Mentor Award at today’s Faculty Mentor Appreciation Ceremony. The GSG Graduate Faculty Mentoring Awards are given each year to outstanding mentors of graduate students in each of the University of Maine’s five colleges. Dr. Evans was this year’s outstanding mentor from the College […]

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