2014 - 2015
University of Minnesota
2015 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education
2015 Outstanding Achievement Award
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
2015 Distinguished Teaching Awards: Graduate Faculty
2015 Alumni Society Award: Lifetime Achievement Award
James H. Hammill
2015 Alumni Society Award: Distinguished Faculty Award
2015 Alumni Society Award: Distinguished Staff Award
Department of Applied Economics
Outstanding Alumni Award
PhD Dissertation Award
Travis Smith - "Distributional Analyses on Diet Quality in the United States"
Advisor: Timothy Beatty
Teaching Assistant Award
Tomoko Wada, Beverly Wang, and Adam Morris
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)
2015 Publication of Enduring Quality Award
Phil Pardey, and co-authors Julian Alston and George Norton
"Science under Scarcity: Principles and Practice for Agricultural Research Evaluation and Priority Setting"
2015 Distinguished Extension Group
Natl Prog of Dairy Markets & Policy (DMaP) -- Marin Bozic
2015 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
Travis Smith (Ph.D., Applied Economics, University of Minnesota)
"Distributional Analyses on Diet Quality in the United States."
2015 Outstanding Choices Article
Philip Pardey, University of Minnesota; Jason Beddow, University of Minnesota; and Steven Buccola, Oregon State University, “Losing the Plot? Agricultural Research Policy and the 2014 Farm Bill” Choices (2014) 29 (3rd Quarter)
2015 AEM/Graduate Student Case Study Competition
Second Place: University of Minnesota, William Secor, Erik Hanson, Advisor: Mike Boland
Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES)
2015 Best Paper Award
Phil Pardey, Jason Beddow, Terry Hurley, Tim Beatty and Vernon Eidman
"A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050"
2015 Quality of Research Discovery Award
Terry Hurley, Xudong Rao and Phil Pardey
"Re-examining the Reported Rates of Return to Food and Agricultural Research and Development"
Institutional and Behavioral Economics Section (IBES)
2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper
Lindsey Novak (co-author: Marc Bellemare)
"The Closing of Mom-and-Pop Shops: A Result of Hyperbolic Discounting."
Eastern Finance Association
2015 Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper
Jin's research examines the effects of shareholder control on firm manager innovation incentives.
American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)
2015 Golden Plow Award
The award recognizes service of Twenty Years as Secretary of the Minnesota Chapter-ASFMRA.