Monday, March 23, 2020

Members in the News: Lusk, Griffin, Gollin, Zhang, Xiong, McFadden, Rousu, and Mitchell

Jayson Lusk, Purdue University

Terry Griffin, Kansas State University
Data Security: Be Ready to Answer These Three Questions
By: Farm Journal's AgPro - March 17, 2020
Terry Griffin with Kansas State University has worked to study the value of farm data as well as the challenges in sharing those data. 
Read more on: Farm Journal's AgPro

Douglas Gollin, University of Oxford
Farm Hands on the Potomac: Barsa to lead USAID
By: Agri-Pulse - March 18, 2020
SoAR also appointed Barbara Schaal, dean of the faculty of arts and sciences at the Washington University in St. Louis, and Douglas Gollin, professor of development economics at the University of Oxford, to its board of directors.
Read more on: Agri-Pulse

Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University
Tao Xiong, Huazhong Agricultural University
The coronavirus will delay agricultural export surges promised in trade deal with China
By: The Conversation, Alternet, & SFGate - March 13, 2020
The novel coronavirus has shocked the world’s economies.
The virus has spread to more than 100 countries and many U.S. states. This has rattled global stock markets, plunging the Dow more than 2,000 points on March 9 – the biggest one-day drop since the 2008 Great Recession.
Read more on: The Conversation, Alternet, & SFGate

Brandon McFadden, University of Delaware
Coronavirus in Florida: Toilet paper — the plywood of the pandemic
By: TCPalm - March 18, 2020
“We have got a lot of sort of stabbing in the dark going on in hopes that something slows the virus down. That can heighten fears and get those risk perceptions out of whack and feed into the herd mentality,” said Brandon Mcfadden, an assistant professor of applied economics and statistics at the University of Delaware.
Read more on: TCPalm

Matthew C. Rousu, Susquehanna University
COVID-19 shows the value of capitalism and markets
By: The Daily Item - March 15, 2020
In the midst of the chaos being caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), I think it is worth taking a step back to think about the role of markets and capitalism.
In particular, two key lessons from this are about shortages and the impact of markets. The shortages we face should make us thankful we are not in a communist or socialist society.
Read more on: The Daily Item

Paul Mitchell, University of Wisconsin

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