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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NEWS CENTER Maine covers SOE Faculty Andrew Crawley and Students Work on the Economic Impacts of COVID-19

SOE Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley and graduate students are working with the State Economist’s Office to develop forecasts of the impacts of COVID-19 on Maine’s economy. As part of his ECO527 course, graduate students created five models to evaluate potential changes in tourism spending, travel-related spending, cruise ship spending, state revenues and overall sectoral output […]

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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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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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