Program Overview

This year’s conference features many opportunities to interact and learn including: Selected Paper sessions, Symposia, Plenary Talks, and Workshop Sessions. A two-day post conference workshop on “Economics of Changing Coastal Resources: the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems”, led by Mario Teisl (University of Maine), will be held after the Annual Meeting beginning at noon on Tuesday, June 21 and concluding in the afternoon on Wednesday, June 22. The Annual Meeting will begin with an informal opening reception at the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel on Sunday evening; the academic program will follow on Monday and Tuesday. We encourage participation from academic, public, and private sector agricultural and resource economists as well as graduate students.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016

12:30 pm – 8:00 pm     Registration for Annual Meeting, Foyer
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm       NAREA Executive Board Meeting, TBD - Executive board members and invitees only
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm       NAREA Past-Presidents’ Roundtable, TBD - Open to past presidents others by invitation only
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm       Welcome Reception, Stone House

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

7:30 am – 6:00 pm       Registration for Annual Meeting, Foyer
7:30 am – 8:30 am       Continental Breakfast, Stone House


8:45 am – 10:30 am     NAREA Invited Presentation, Stone House
Title: Is There Such a Thing as Replication Ethics?
Dr. Annette Brown, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation
Moderator: Will Wheeler, NAREA President-Elect

10:00 am – 10:30 am   Poster Session and Morning Break, Stone House
10:30 am – 12:00 pm   SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 1.a – 1.d


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm     NAREA Awards Luncheon, Stone House
The NAREA Award for Outstanding Public Service through Economics
Recipient: David Just, Cornell University
Title: On the Practical, Ethical and Welfare Implications of Nudging Nutrition
Moderator: Martin Heintzelman

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm       SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 2.a – 2.d.
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm       Poster Session and Afternoon Break, Stone House
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm       SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 3.a – 3.d.
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm       CAM-organized Session “The Truth is Out There: But How Do We Communicate It?”, Ballroom
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm       NAREA Business Meeting, Ballroom
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm     Lobster Bake (optional, by registration), Stone House

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
7:30 am – 12:00 noon Registration for Annual Meeting, Foyer
7:30 am – 8:30 am       Continental Breakfast, Stone House


8:30 am – 10:00 am     NAREA Invited Presentation, Stone House
Title: The Effect of Offshore Wind Power on Recreational Beach Use on the East Coast of the United State: A Combined RP-SP Analysis
Dr. George Parsons, University of Delaware
Moderator:  Will Wheeler

10:00 am – 10:15 am   Morning Break, Stone House
10:15 am – 11:45 am   SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 4.a – 4.d.
End of Conference (See the NAREA 2016 Workshop Program for information about the NAREA Workshop)