Research

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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Avery Cole recognized for his research of coastal housing markets

Avery Cole, a SOE graduate student, is studying how large-scale changes in marine aquaculture will impact other coastal resource markets including the housing market. Using housing market data, he and collaborators are looking at what home buyers were willing to pay for properties in communities with aquaculture leases and compared those values to homes in […]

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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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