Seminar Series

Efferson Series Seminar 







Seminar Coordinators

Shaun Tanger, Assistant Professor

Lawson Connor, Assistant Professor


2017-2018 Seminars

Date Presenter
Sep. 21

Dr. Stephen Devadoss

U.S. Immigration Policies and Dynamics of Cross-Border Work Force in Agriculture

Oct. 13

Dr. Jennifer Ifft



2016-2017 Seminars


Date   Presenter
Apr. 4

Dr. Veronique Theriault

How does gender affect sustainable intensification of cereal production in the West African Sahel? Evidence from Burkina Faso.

Feb. 23

Dr. Meishan Jiang

Rural land transfer and financial impact: Evidence from China.

Dec. 9

Dr. Michael Deliberto

Assessing the need for agriculture finance and risk management strategies delivered through stakeholder exchange.

Dec. 7

Dr. Jason Holderieath

Dec. 2

Wenbiao Sha

The impact of monetary policy on agricultural price in China: A factor-augmented vector autoregressive (FAVAR) approach.

Nov. 30

Dr. Brittney Goodrich

Are all colonies created equal? The role of honey bee colony strength in almond pollination contracts.

Oct. 28

Dr. Michael Deliberto

Extension economics: Development and delivery of applied research programs for stakeholders. 

Oct. 14

Nikhil Damodaran

Fiscal policy transmission and trade in a currency union.


 2015-2016 Seminars


Date Presenter
Apr. 22

Dr. Maria Bampasidou

Modeling debt choice in agriculture: The effect of endogenous asset values.

Apr. 15

Dr. Shaun Tanger

Determinants of forestry campaign contributions to the house of representatives.

Apr. 8

Felipe Peguero

Demand estimation of fresh bell pepper in US from 3 sources (Mexico, Unite States, and Rest of the World)

Mar. 11

Dr. John Westra

SERA-46: Opportunities and priorities for collaboration between land grant universities and hypoxia task force

Feb. 26

Tej Gautam

The demand for electricity and natural gas in the Northeastern United States

Feb. 19

Hohammad Rajib Hasan

Forecasting monthly US farm-raised catfish pond bank fish prices and feed prices

Sep. 18

Dr. Daowei Zhang

Money for signatures or signatures for money: An empirical analysis of the 2007 Tree Act