Monthly Archives: October 2011

Alumnus Earns AAEA Policy Analysis Award

Craig Jagger is the 2011 recipient of the Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis given by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Jagger is a 1982 graduate of the K-State agricultural economics master’s degree program.

The prize “recognizes outstanding impact on agricultural and related policy, based on sound foundations in economic theory.” Craig is in his twenty-sixth year as an agricultural economist in Washington, DC and his eleventh year as an economist with the House Committee on Agriculture.

Jagger has also has worked for the Congressional Budget Office, USDA’s Farm Service Agency, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and USDA’s Economic Research Service.  In July, Craig was featured in AAEA’s Member Profile Series.