Economics

Meet undergraduate Shaina Stamp

Shaina Stamp is a senior majoring in agricultural and resource economics. She studied in Spain last summer and gained experience working with the Spanish Olive Oil Interprofessional. She expects to graduate in the fall of 2019 and hopes to combine her passion for environmental sustainability with her interest in business management while incorporating her creative […]

CAHNR in the news

Medicine news line reported that high school students picked less water, whole fruit and milk when fruit juice was available as part of a school meal program. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, lead author of the study, was quoted in the article. She is part of agricultural and resource economics. See also UConn Today. UConn […]

Trust and altruism in homeless populations: A recent field experiment

Based on a survey conducted by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, there were an estimated 3,383 people that were experiencing homelessness in Connecticut on January 23, 2018. This number represents a 25 percent decrease since 2007; however, it is still a reality for many people in the state. A research team from the Department […]

CAHNR in the news

Leonardodicaprio.org included an article by Rebecca Boehm about the relationship between United States household food purchasing and greenhouse gas emissions. Boehm is a postdoctoral research associate in agricultural and resource economics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on Monday. It gives recommendations […]