Research

Jan 4, 2021

Measuring Agricultural Trade Costs: Findings and Recommendations

Heidi Schweizer and John Beghin offer suggestions for reducing the financial burdens associated with international trade.

Jan 3, 2021

Farming: A Risky Business and How Research and Extension Address Risk

Agricultural risk is a given in farming. How do land-grant universities contribute through research and extension?

Jan 3, 2021

Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Renewable Energy

A recent study shows that high energy demand can cause congestion which limits the environmental benefit of the wind energy.

Jan 3, 2021

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The work can help target renewable energy investments where they can do the most good.

Dec 16, 2020

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The big takeaway from the study is that the environmental value of renewable energy varies significantly. In other words, one megawatt hour (MWh) of renewable power varies depending on where that power was generated.

Dec 8, 2020

Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Renewable Energy

A recent study shows that high energy demand can cause congestion which limits the environmental benefit of the wind energy.

Nov 28, 2020

Around the Globe, Groundwater Requires Local Governance

Water is a precious resource and its needs to be managed accordingly. Read the recommendations from a new study led by Eric Edwards.

Nov 22, 2020

Faculty Focus: Dr. Zheng Li

Microeconometrics is all using models to make decisions. Learn how ARE's Zheng Li and his colleagues make predictions in order to find solutions and make recommendations.

Nov 11, 2020

Goodwin Recognized by IDEAS and AAEA

Barry's newest accomplishments exemplify the lasting legacy of his research in the field of agricultural economics.

Nov 11, 2020

The ‘Public Good’ of Controlling Mobile Pests with Genetically Engineered Crops

Choosing to plant genetically engineered seed that will grow insect-resistant corn (Bt corn) is more expensive at the time of planting but is common practice in places like the United States and the Philippines. This study takes a closer look at those who do not plant genetically engineered seed because their neighbors use of Bt corn eliminated the local pest pressure.