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Dr. Bell presents research on environmental change and recreation demand

Professor Kathleen Bell presented joint work Assistant Professor Caroline Noblet  “Environmental change and recreation demand: Assessing interactions between beach width and beach recreation demand” at the W4133 (Costs and Benefits of Natural Resources on Public and Private Lands) Annual Meeting, in Santa Fe, New Mexico February 20-22, 2019. Bell and Noblet collaborated with Maine’s Coastal […]

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Mariya Pominova earns prestigious internship with the Federal Reserve Board

SOE graduate student Mariya (Marsha) Pominova will be interning this summer for the International Finance Division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. Mariya’s internship will focus on the development of models to improve understanding and prediction of economic fluctuations. Her prior research experiences, as both a SOE undergraduate and graduate student, strengthened her […]

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Eric Miller named semifinalist for Fulbright grant

SOE graduate student Eric Miller is a recommended semifinalist for the 2019–20 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest exchange program in the country that offers opportunities for students in more than 160 countries. Congratulations ! More details about the four named semifinalists from University of Maine can be found here.

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Dr. Rubin presided over Transportation Research Board Session on Automated Vehicle Energy & Emissions Implications

Professor Jonathan Rubin organized and presided over the session “Connected and Automated Vehicle Energy and Emissions Implications,” at the Transportation Research Board, 98th Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC January 13–17, 2019. The Transportation Research Board is one of seven program units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which provides independent, objective analysis and advice […]

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Dr. Klein co-author of Future of Dams Team article

The Future of Dams team was just published in PNAS, found here, co-authored by Dr. Klein. The Future of Dams project supported in part by a $6 million, 4-year National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant, is a multi­state, interdisciplinary research initiative focused on developing a methodology for making these important decisions about the future of dams.

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SOE grad wins best paper award

Vuong Dinh Tuan Nguyen, presented a paper on off-farm labor (one chapter from his thesis) at the 2018 Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM). He won the Best Researcher Paper Award. The VEAM meeting is the most important meeting for economists in Vietnam, for which many international scholars also attend (e.g., economists from the World Bank).

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Dr. Sharon Klein published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews

Dr. Sharon Klein, Assistant Professor in the School of Economics, co-authored a recently published article in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews: Cradle-to-grave greenhouse gas emissions from dams in the United States of America, which is a critical review of existing hydropower life cycle assessments and reservoir emission studies that compares the greenhouse gas emissions of different dam types based […]

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SOE Students Present at Symposium

On Tuesday April 17th, students from many disciplines gathered to present their research. Below are some photos of SOE students and their poster presentations. Congrats to all who presented.   Dina Vllasaliu – grad student advised by Dr. Mario Teisl Michaela Murrey (EES) – undergrad advised by Dr. Caroline Noblet Sujita Pandey – grad student […]

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Annual School of Economics Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday April 15th, faculty, staff, family and friends gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of SOE students. This included honoring those accepted into Omicron Delta Epsilon (ΟΔΕ) and those who will receive scholarships from generous donors for the upcoming academic year. Below are some photo taken at the event.   Corey Claflin, SOE student receives a […]

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