Research

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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Kofi Britwum

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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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 graduate student Angela Hallowell presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC

SOE graduate student Angela Hallowell presented joint work with Dr. Crawley examining gender differences in business ownership at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC SOE graduate student Angela Hallowell presented her paper co-authored with Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley  “Gender Space or Place: What Drives Business Ownership in US […]

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SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented at Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC

SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented joint work with Dr. Crawley assessing state labor markets at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented her paper co-authored with Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley  “How do economic cycles affect state-level labor matching efficiencies?” at the58th Annual […]

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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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Olga Bredikhina recognized for her research of consumers and citizens

Olga Bredikhina, a SOE graduate student, is studying consumer preferences for, and acceptance of aquaculture in Maine. Her research explores consumer preferences for seafood attributes, as well as citizens’ preferences for the proximity of residential property to different types of coastal usages. Olga is collaborating with co-advisors, Dr. Caroline Noblet and Dr. Keith Evans, on […]

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