CBEAR at the 2018 Annual Agricultural Research Exhibition & Reception

CBEAR joined CFARE (Council of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics) and AAEA (Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) at the 2018 Annual Agricultural Research Exhibition and Reception in Washington, D.C. The Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR) is a mixture of intermural and extramural research because of its connection…

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CBEAR Spring Workshop

Advances in Evidence-based Agri-environmental Programs   Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Morning Session: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Lunch: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 (View on Google Maps) Join CBEAR for all or part of…

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Lunch and Learn: The Pull of Social Comparisons

Seminar with the USDA Economists Group  Dr. Paul Ferraro Co-Director, Center for Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR) will be speaking on “The Pull of Social Comparisons”   People look to what others are doing as a guide for their own behavior. When designing programs, incorporating information about the behavior…

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Lunch & Learn: The Power of Defaults

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Seminar–Webinar with the USDA Economists Group Dr. Kent Messer, Co-Director, Center for Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR) will be speaking on “The Power of Defaults” Are your program’s defaults helping or hurting? Humans are prone to inertia, and tend to stick to the status quo, which can have profound…

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Behavioral Sciences Workshop

Using Insights from Behavioral Sciences to Improve Agri-environmental Programs Thinking, Fast and Slow…Nudge…Influence…President Obama’s new Behavioral Sciences Insights Directive…The Social and Behavioral Sciences Team & FSA’s successful microloan program… Have you heard the buzz surrounding behavioral economics – a mix of economics, psychology, sociology and neuroscience – but are not…

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CANR cuts ribbon – Center for Experimental & Applied Economics opens

When Dean Mark Rieger arrived on the University of Delaware campus in 2012, one of his first priorities at the helm of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources was to establish a state-of-the-art research center for applied economics. Roughly two years later, UD President Patrick Harker, Charles G. Riordan, deputy…

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