Jeff Hadachek analyzed the ability of food supply chains to cope with external shocks, such as pandemics and extreme weather events.
Corbett Grainger showed that cap-and-trade programs can be more efficient under rules that avoid a “race to allocations.”
Dan Phaneuf estimated the dollar value of clean waterways for the people living near them.
Sheldon Du showed that choosing bulls wisely helps increase the revenue of Wisconsin’s dairy farmers.
Sarah Johnston studied what might accelerate adding renewable energy to the nation’s power grid.
Andrew Stevens studied the resilience of small companies in the agricultural and food sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paul Dower tested if tax code education in Togo, Africa, would increase the tax law compliance of “informal” firms.
Priya Mukherjee studied if transitions to democracy in Indonesia affected firm productivity.
Tessa Conroy studied whether improved broadband access boosts rural entrepreneurship.
Andrew Stevens analyzed the impact of mandatory labels for genetically engineered food in Vermont.