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Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research

New UD research center — ag policy meets economics

A new research center opened up at the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Monday. At the Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, scientists and economists will conduct studies on how consumers value ecosystem services. Funded by a $750,000 federal grant, the center will serve as USDA’s headquarters for a research consortium…
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Events & Workshops: Postponed until 2021. It is with deep regret that The Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-environmental Research (CBEAR) has decided to postpone the 2020 Conference on Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research in Baltimore, Maryland, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the News

“Despite Resolutions, People Buy More Food After New Year” | University of Vermont: University Communications CBEAR Co-PI David Just’s research on quantities of food purchased at different times of the year is discussed. In general, it’s noted that people buy the most food after the New Year, including holiday favorites of unhealthy food as well…
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CBEAR Opening

UD to jointly headquarter new USDA research center for agri-environmental policy Professors Kent Messer of the University of Delaware and Paul Ferraro of Georgia State University will head the newly created Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-environmental Policy Research (CBEAR), which was created with an award from the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). CBEAR will be…
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