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It’s Worth Repeating, Sample Size Matters

Share Letter: It’s Worth Repeating, Sample Size Matters August 15, 2022 | Letters From Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics “Better statistical confidence is the result of more precision, and this...



Probability is Different Than Propensity

Share Letter: Probability is Different Than Propensity August 8, 2022 | Letters Probability.  It’s a noun, and from dictionary.com, we know probability is “the extent to which something is probable; the likelihood of something happening or being the case. ” It’s also...



The Time Value of Money

Share Letter: The Time Value of Money August 1, 2022 | Letters Author: Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics You can’t navigate your way online, or into a public place of any kind for that matter,...



“Farm Policy” Extends Far Beyond the Farm Gate

Share Letter: “Farm Policy” Extends Far Beyond the Farm Gate July 25, 2022 | Letters Author: Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics U.S. Agricultural Policy is commonly referred to as “Farm Policy”....






Everything is Just Math

Share Letter: Everything is Just Math July 11, 2022 | Letters Author: Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics We talk a lot about data-driven decision making on Consumer Corner, because there are many...



Support for Food Policies, Funding, Taxes and Laws

Share Letter: Support for Food Policies, Funding, Taxes and Laws July 5, 2022 | Letters Jinho Jung, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics Food policies, especially changing policies about taxation or regulation, are...






How Farmers Markets Support Local Agriculture

How Farmers Markets Support Local Agriculture Reviewers Alexander Robinson, Graduate Student, and Dr. Brady Brewer, Assistant Professor Article The Influence of Farmers Markets’ Characteristics on Vendor Sales by Jeffery O’Hara, Nony Dutton and Nick Stavely...



What do Consumers Believe About Food and Food Systems?

Share Letter: What do Consumers Believe About Food and Food Systems? June 20, 2022 | Letters Jinho Jung, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics, and Nicole Olynk Widmar, Associate Head and Professor, Purdue...