College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

AREC

AREC alumnus Nathaniel Higgins (Ph.D. 2010) is a fellow with the U.S. Social and Behavioral Sciences Team . He also is an economist at the Economic Research Service, USDA, and adjunct professor in...
2016 PhD graduates in the agricultural & resource economics department
We would like to congratulate our 2016 graduates. This semester marks another round of hard-working and talented students in the department of agricultural & resource economics. Thank you...
Dave Newburn
The Chesapeake Bay is one of the greatest natural assets in our region. Despite extensive restoration efforts during the past 30 years, insufficient progress and poor water quality in the Chesapeake...
Ashley Ellixon and Paul Goeringer
Specialists in the field of agricultural law and water from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will play key roles in a...
Mary Zaki
Most people are creatures of habit when it comes to what they eat, so what really determines our food choices? Probably our eating habits, cost, and convenience. However, for families with limited...
Roberton Williams
Nature and economics have become interconnected. Due to the dynamics and complexity of this union, environmental economics has emerged as an important field of study, particularly for issues related...
AREC hosted the 8 th annual workshop of the Empirical Methods in Energy Economics (EMEE) network at the University of Maryland on 9-10 July 2015. The workshop featured a total of 14 “long”...

Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference

Wednesday, Dec. 16 (All day)
Doubletree Hotel, Annapolis, MD
Please hold the date for the 2015 AREC Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference on Dec. 16 at the Double Tree hotel in Annapolis. This year's conference will feature a commodity price outlook, dairy outlook, and farm income outlook along with many other topics. See the agenda for speakers and...
What was just an ordinary office space less than a year ago on the third floor of Symons Hall, is now abuzz with undergraduate students chatting excitedly as they pore over lines of text on a...
Home electricity meter
Consumers find renewable energy sources appealing, but what factors determine a homeowner's decision to invest in renewable energy technologies? A team of student researchers from the AREC...

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