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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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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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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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2019 Maine Economics Conference Poster Session

SOE Students and Faculty Shine at the 2019 Maine Economics Conference

Congratulations to SOE students Ari Castonguay, Afton Hupper, Eric Miller, Jonathan Gendron, Muntasir Rahman, George Voigt, Thi Nguyen and Dominic Gayton for doing an outstanding job presenting their research at the 7th Annual Maine Economics Conference which was held at Bates College in Lewiston on April 27, 2019. SOE Graduate Student Muntasir Rahman’s presentation was […]

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Dr. Sharon Klein receives the 2019 Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence

SOE is thrilled to announce that our very own Dr. Sharon Klein is the 2019 recipient of the Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence is Maine Campus Compact’s most prestigious faculty award. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence recognizes faculty who integrate community or […]

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SOE students shine at the UMaine Student Symposium

Students from the School of Economics excelled at the 2019 UMaine Student Symposium.  We proudly acknowledge the research accomplishments of these students (and their faculty advisors).  SOE undergraduate students presenting their research at the symposium included: Dominic Gayton (Dr. Angela Daley); Betsy Spear (Dr. Andrew Crawley); Quinn Jones (Dr. Caroline Noblet); Erin Brown (Dr. Caroline Noblet); and Nick Alvarez […]

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Dr. Waring gives seminar at the Lorenz Institute in Austria

On Tuesday April 4, 2019, Dr. Tim Waring will deliver a seminar at the Lorenz Institute for the Advanced Study of Complex Natural Systems in Vienna, Austria. The seminar, entitled “The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems” is provides a deep-time, evolutionary perspective on the anthropogenic sustainability crisis, and derives lessons from human evolution to help us […]

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Dr. Klein nominated for Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence

The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence is Maine Campus Compact’s most prestigious faculty award. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence recognizes faculty who integrate community or public service into the curriculum and work to institutionalize service-learning. Recipients of the award show clear evidence of reflection, community benefit, and reciprocity with community […]

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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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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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