Selected Presentations

Selected Paper Proposal Submission Guidelines

Proposals on any aspect of agricultural or resource economics, including teaching, research, and/or extension are encouraged.

Registration and Membership Requirements: At least one author must be a member of WAEA or CAES, and the author making the presentation at the Meeting must be a member of WAEA or CAES and be registered for the Annual Meeting. Each member may be the primary/presenting/contact author on only one submitted abstract, but there are no limits to co-authorship on other abstracts submitted by other individuals. Papers should be original and not submitted elsewhere for presentation.

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Joint Online Submission System. The two-page proposal must be submitted in PDF format.

Submission Information: Submission information of Title of Proposal, Topic code (see list below) and Author(s) Name(s), Affiliation, Mailing Address, Telephone numbers, and Email address will be solicited through an online form linked to either the WAEA's or CAES's website.

Topic Codes: Please indicate the two-digit topic area code on the title page that matches the paper's contribution most closely. This will determine who reviews the paper.

  • 01 - Production economics and farm/ranch management
  • 02 - Resource and environmental economics
  • 03 - Agri marketing, demand and price analysis
  • 04 - Agribusiness
  • 05 - Agricultural finance
  • 06 - Quantitative and research methods
  • 07 - International trade and development
  • 08 - Consumer and household economics
  • 09 - Food agricultural policy
  • 10 - Community and regional economics
  • 11 - Teaching and extension issues
  • 12 - Agricultural industry organization
  • 13 - Other

Proposal: Must be uploaded as a PDF file, two pages or less in length with double spacing, one-inch margins on all sides, and 12 pitch font. Do not list author names. A suggested format is:

Problem Statement
Data and Methods
Results or expected results and their implications

Deadline: Proposals can be uploaded to the conference software via a link on either the WAEA's or CAES's website about one month before the deadline of midnight (EST) on Sunday, January 30, 2011.

Selection: Selection will be based on input from blind peer reviews. Authors will be advised on the status of their proposal(s) by the middle of March 2011.

Contact: The CAES Program Chair for the 2011 Annual Meeting is Brady Deaton, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph. Please direct all inquires and correspondence to Brady at .