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Academic productivity before and after tenure: the case of the ‘specialist’

João Ricardo Faria and Peter McAdam.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8176 words.

Studies suggest research productivity falls after tenure. We have limited choice-theoretic understanding of why this should occur. We rationalize this as follows. Some scholars are assumed...

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Angel Investment and Collective Agricultural Marketing: The Case of the Minnesota Food Network

Amy Damon and Diego Nicola.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Agricultural Economics. 4421 words.

The Minnesota Food Network is a limited liability company comprised of 52 farmers producing a variety of high-quality, sustainably produced agricultural products in southern Minnesota. The...

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An Assessment of Student Acceptance and Performance in Distance Education with Two-Way Interactive Compressed Video

Marvin T. Batte, D. Lynn Forster and Donald W. Larson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 6562 words.

This paper summarizes the debate concerning the value of distance education, reports distance education experiences in agricultural economics courses at The Ohio State University, and...

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Assessments of the Educational Value of Web-Based Instructional Tools for Introductory Agricultural Economic

Kurt Stephenson, Dixie Watts Reaves, Anya McGuirk and Harold Deskins.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

A web site was designed and introduced to an introductory agricultural microeconomics course. The web site provided students with supplemental reviews, practice problems, self-tests, and a...

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Better to be rough and relevant than to be precise and irrelevant: Reddaway's legacy to economics

Ajit Singh.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8533 words.

Professor W. B. Reddaway (known to friends and colleagues as Brian Reddaway) was an exceptional economist who had a huge influence on how economics in Cambridge has been taught and...

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China’s Dairy United: A New Model for Milk Production

Jingjing Wang, Mei Chen and Peter G. Klein.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Production and Organizations; Business and Management; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Agricultural Economics. 5353 words.

A milk scandal erupted in China in 2008 when the industrial chemical melamine was found in dairy products nationwide. While many Chinese dairy companies faced huge losses or bankruptcy as a...

Comparisons of the Educational Value of Distance Delivered versus Traditional Classroom Instruction in Introductory Agricultural Economics

Kurt Stephenson, Anya McGuirk, Tricia Zeh and Dixie Watts Reaves.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 6528 words.

As many universities are promoting distance courses, the comparative advantages and disadvantages over conventional classroom delivery are being debated. Student attitudes and test...

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Costs and Benefits of Increasing Access to a Traditional Agricultural Economics Course

Robert O. Burton.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

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The current economic crisis: its nature and the course of academic economics

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Economic History; Financial Institutions and Services; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems; Individual Economists. 11027 words.

The current crisis has triggered significant debate concerning economic theory and policy. Largely absent from this debate is an informed discussion of the methods used by economists in...

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The disappearance of cooperatives from economics textbooks

Panu Kalmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Capitalist Systems; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 9664 words.

Discussion of cooperatives abounded in early twentieth century economics textbooks, but is virtually absent from their modern counterparts. In this paper, I assemble a dataset of economics...

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Distance Education for American Universities and the World

Janet K. Poley.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

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Does the Jack of All Trades Hold the Winning Hand? Comparing the Role of Specialized versus General Skills in the Returns to an Agricultural Degree

Georgeanne M. Artz, Kevin L. Kimle and Peter F. Orazem.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 9356 words.

This paper examines the roles of specialized versus general skills in explaining variation in the returns to an agriculture degree among graduates working both inside and outside the...

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The Economic and Health Effects of the 2014 Chemical Spill in the Elk River, West Virginia

Todd Guilfoos, Dalton Kell, Andrew Boslett and Elaine L Hill.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics. 7642 words.

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In January 2014, Freedom Industries spilled 4-methylcyclohexylmethanol, a chemical foaming agent used in coal processing, from a storage facility into...

Economic Mergers in Academe: A Discussion of Academic Mergers in Economics

John J. Siegfried.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

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An Economic Simulation Game with Fast Feedback for a Lay Audience: An Example of Seasonal Cash Marketing Strategies

Michael P. Popp and Terry C. Keisling.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This paper highlights the use and implementation of a simulation game that can be presented at producer extension meetings or in the classroom with minimal time investment to participants...

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Engaging Students in Research: The Use of Professional Dialogue

Philip Garcia and Carl H. Nelson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 3932 words.

Graduate students frequently have difficulty defining, developing, and resolving research problems in a manner consistent with the agricultural economics community. We report on a seminar...

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Evaluation of Factors Influencing Student Class Attendance and Performance

Stephen Devadoss and John Foltz.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

This study quantifies the effects of student behavior, teacher attributes, and course characteristics on class attendance and performance. Several notable factors that influence attendance...

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Factors Associated with Students' Academic Motivation in Agricultural Economics Classes

John Siebert, Kerry Litzenberg, Richard Gallagher, Christine Wilson, Frank Dooley and Al Wysocki.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 7881 words.

A study of undergraduates at Texas A&M University, Purdue University, and the University of Florida reveals that students viewing grades as a contributor to career success tend to be more...

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The financial system and the natural real interest rate: towards a ‘new benchmark theory model’

David Vines and Samuel Wills.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 8427 words.

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The 2008 financial crisis revealed serious flaws in the models that macroeconomists use to research, inform policy, and teach graduate students. In...

The gender wage gap among PhDs in the UK

Ute Schulze.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; General Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 13296 words.

This article analyses the gender wage gap (GWG) among PhD graduates in the UK 42 months after their graduation in 2004–5. We find a sizeable overall GWG of 19 log percentage points, which...

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