Talking Trade begins Second Season

“Talking Trade”, the podcast co-hosted by AAE faculty Ian Coxhead which examines global trade issues from a Midwest perspective kicked off its second season featuring an interview with AAE alumnus Joe Glauber, former top USDA …

AAE Fulbright Scholar in Brazil

During AAE Ph.D. candidate Marin Skidmore’s first semester on campus, her advisor Jeremy Foltz encouraged her to articulate her goals and make a plan to achieve them. Having arrived at UW-Madison already interested in agricultural …

From Beijing to Wausau

In a panel held in June, Ian Coxhead explains how the Trump administration approach to tariffs can have negative consequences for farmers in Wisconsin. From corn to ginseng, farmers across the state are dealing with …

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The choice to migrate is never easy. While there are a lot of economic theories about where and why people migrate, what we find is that real world behavior often doesn’t match what theories would …

Development Economics

Our development economics faculty work on a wide range of issues, from migration to climate change to trust to social capital. Working to apply their analysis to the challenges of an increasingly global economy, they use econometric tools along with behavioral and experimental economics to inform policy worldwide.