Conference on Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research: Methodological Advancements & Applications to Policy (CBEAR-MAAP)

October 14-15, 2017

Shepardstown, WV

The Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-environmental Research (CBEAR) hosted conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics Methods and Applications to Agri-environmental Policy on October 14-15, 2017, in Shepherdstown, WV, .

This conference will showcase experimental and behavioral economics research that addresses agri-environmental management and policy challenges. In addition to encouraging discussion and debate about theoretical and methodological advances, the conference aims to show how experimental and behavioral research can enhance the design and implementation of agri-environmental programs and policies.

Conference papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Environmental and Resource Economics (ERE) under an expedited review process subject to the journal’s high standards for quality.

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Thank you for attending the conference! If you are looking for photos from the event, please visit the Google Drive Folder. If you have photos to share from the conference or any question in regards to these photos, please contact Maddi Valinski (


Sponsors: USDA NIFA AFRI Foundational Program, USDA Economic Research Service and the Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR)

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