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Virtual Seminars Schedule for Spring 2024

January 25, 2024, at 10:00 am EST: 

Pallavi Shukla, Deakin University

"Applying behavioral science to agriculture, food, and agri-environmental policymaking"

Followed by a panel discussion that also includes: Christopher B. Barrett of Cornell University, Kent D. Messer of the University of Delaware, and Paul J. Ferraro of Johns Hopkins University

February 12, 2024, at 10:00 am EST:

Kalyani Raghunathan, International Food Policy Research Institute

"Ethnicity, information and cooperation: Evidence from a group-based nutrition intervention"

March 4, 2024, at 11:00 am EST:

Michelle Segovia, University of Delaware

"Slim or Plus-Size Burrito? A natural experiment of consumers’ restaurant choice"


March 18, 2024, at 11:00 am EST:

Steven Wallander, USDA Economic Research Service

"Informational nudges in conservation auctions: A field experiment with U.S. farmers"


April 8, 2024, at 11:00 am EST:

Jesus Barreiro Hurle, European Commission Joint Research Centre at European Commission

"Willing or complying? The delicate interplay between voluntary and mandatory interventions to promote farmers' environmental behavior"

Live Seminar Recordings

Spotlight Video

Behavior Change in Stewardship Practices:  A Forum on the State of Science and Water Quality Implications

Over the past 10 years, the social science community has worked diligently to advance natural resource behavior change practices. This selected forum (a recurring series hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Trust) discusses behavior change best practices.


Paul Ferraro presents the most effective ways to get priority audiences to voluntarily undertake actions that result in watershed improvements.

Duration Time:  Approximately 1 hour.


Paul J. Ferraro

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

John Hopkins University

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Our 2024 seminar series is coming soon.   Each year we offer virtual sessions focused on new developments that lead to better conservation programs. Specific dates and times to be announced in the upcoming year.

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