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Assoc. Professor, Former Ph.D. Student Cited in Wall Street Journal


Former Ph.D. student Elena Castellari and ARE Associate Professor Chad Cotti were cited in a WSJ article for their research analyzing trends in beer sales in relation to the timing of food-stamp distribution.

Editorship for Agribusiness: An International Journal Continues at UConn

Director and professor Rigoberto Lopez has been named co-editor of Agribusiness: An International Journal, and Professor Adam Rabinowitz has been named assistant coordinating editor.

Meet New Faculty Member Nathan Fiala

Nathan Fiala began his appointment as assistant professor in August 2014. Before that, his work brought him to countries around the globe and particularly in Africa, including Uganda, Kenya and South Africa.

Areas of Focus

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Connecticut has a long-standing international reputation in food marketing and industrial organization; environmental and resource economics; and international economic development. The Center's endowment will make it possible to elevate the Department's national prominence and to focus on high-priority policy and econometric driven studies to solve problems in these areas. The Center will engage stakeholders and policy makers at the state, Federal and international levels to identify high priority policy issues.

Food Marketing and Industrial Organization

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Economic Development