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Why is a Raven Like a Writing Desk?

June 2, 2020 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics In Lewis Caroll’s 1865 novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the question “Why is a raven like a writing desk” first appears. If...



Consumer Corner

June 1, 2020 | Letters Author: Dr. Nicole Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics Welcome to Consumer Corner, where we derive insights from the consumer that you can take home to the farm! Food and agribusiness...



What We’re Reading: The Ride of a Lifetime

May 26, 2020 | Letters The following is a book review of The Ride of a Lifetime by former Disney CEO Bob Iger. I became fascinated with the Walt Disney Company as a consumer and as an economist, simultaneously (Yes, that means my fascination with Disney began as an...