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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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Grad student’s thesis wins award of merit from NAREA

SOE grad student Ben Scuderi won the Thesis of Merit award from the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, at their annual meeting in Philadelphia PA.  Ben’s thesis examined the production efficiency of Maine’s oyster industry; the project was funded through an NSF-EPSCoR grant (SEANET).  Ben’s thesis adviser was Xuan Chen.

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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 alum and cooperating faculty member, Ewa Kleczyk, has two new articles

Improving Accuracy in Rare Disease Patient Identification Using Pattern Recognition Ensembles Tim Hare, Sr. Manager, CE-Analytics, Symphony Health Solutions; Pratibha Sharan, Senior Consultant, Commercial Effectiveness Team, Symphony Health Solutions; Ewa J. Kleczyk, PhD, Vice President of Client Analytics, Symphony Health Solutions; Derek Evans, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Symphony Health Solutions  Clinical In-Market Leading […]

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SOE alum wins PROMISING NEW FACULTY AWARD at Fresno State

Dr. Qin Fan has been at Fresno State since 2013. Fan has embraced leadership roles in the Economics Department. She supports her students by providing research and internship opportunities. Fan has also sought and received significant grant funding for research projects. She is an active member in the Urban and Regional Transformation Cohort and was […]

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