Can EU CAP it?

The international think tank on european agriculture and rural development “Groupe de Bruges” has developed a comprehensive e-learning course on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We expect that this might be of interest to many of our readers. The following is The Groupe de Bruges presentation of their course. If any of you follows Read More …

International Student Initiative for Pluralism in Economics

By the editors 29/10/2014 An international student call for pluralism in economics Over 65 associations of economics students from over 30 different countries, believe it is time to reconsider the way economics is taught. It is time to rethink the limits of economics and our ability to contend with the multidimensional challenges of the 21st century Read More …

ICRPS 2013: Where is rural development done?

by Kelsey Lang ICRPS 2013 20/06/2013 on day 3 of the 2013 Summer Insitute The third day of ICRPS brought the end of policy research theory and analysis methods, and the beginning of getting to know different policy applications! The day started with discussion on quasi-experimental design and evaluation, driving home the importance of knowing the Read More …

What impact does the election have on rural America?

by Terence Merritt 09/11/2012 The short answer is very little impact. Here are two reasons why: First, not a lot has changed. President Obama is relected, the Democratic Party retains control of the Senate, and the Republican Party retains control of the House. The political landscape at the federal level remains similar to the last Read More …