Economics

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today mentioned and depicted four CAHNR students who participated in the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) 24th Climate Change Summit. They are UConn@COP24 Fellows: Luke Anderson (dual degree in anthropology and nutritional sciences with a minor in mathematics), Kayleigh Granville (environmental science with a concentration in global change), Risa Lewis (applied and resource […]

Policy evaluation offers insight into local responses to flood risk and climate change

A recent Climate Central analysis projected that over 14,000 homes in low-lying coastal areas across Connecticut will be prone to chronic flooding by 2050. Additionally, the report determined that housing growth rates in these flood risk zones are double that of new residences constructed further inland. Homeowners appear to be more motivated by the amenities […]

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 […]