T. J. Hansen, Economics, Law & Politics, participated in the Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) in Minneapolis, Minn., July 27-29, 2014. AAEA members specialize in applied economics research focused on agriculture and the environment, growth and development, public policy, and rural and regional economies.

Hansen served on a panel of judges for the Graduate Student Extension Competition held in conjunction with the AAEA conference. She also attended the post-conference workshop, “Supporting Macroeconomic Literacy,” at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank on July 30, 2014. This event was sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, AAEA Teaching, Learning and Communication Section, and AAEA Senior Section.