Drawing on years of data and research, startup company HedgeSmart LLC helps commodities traders manage risk.
Dr. Jimmye S. Hillman, former head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, passed away from complications of a stroke on June 4th, 2015.
George Frisvold, specialist in agricultural and resource economics, interviewed Dr. Hillman in 2004. An excerpt from this interview is republished here.
Tax matters for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) farmers and ranchers have long been an issue. In recent years, however, they have surfaced as a bigger problem. The tax environment in Indian Country is underpinned by virtue of Indian lands belonging in the federal estate.
Offering a critical evaluation of wildfire management from economic and policy perspectives, more than one dozen experts from the U.S. and Australia contributed to a new book born out of a symposium held last year at the University of Arizona.
The M.S. program in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences was recently ranked 11th in a ranking of 137 master's programs in economics. If compared only to public universities, the program ranks 7th. The program was cited in the 2015 Master of Business Rankings issued by The Financial Engineer: https://www.thefinancialengineer.net/economics-rankings/