Research

WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE), Michigan State University, Fall 2013-present

Analyzed firm-level survey data collected by USDA from National Survey of Business Competitiveness to study firm innovation using count models.

Collected, compiled, and analyzed county-level secondary data to study rural-urban innovation and economic growth in the United States using count panel model and cross sectional simultaneous equation modeling.

Collected data for a study of sustainability of micro hydro projects in Nepal

Retrieved, compiled, and analyzed data for a meta-analysis of water demand in the United States based on findings from peer-reviewed articles published during 2000-2013

Graduate Research Assistant,  Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (AERS), University of Idaho, Spring 2012-Summer 2013

Compiled secondary data and analyzed economic impact of potato virus Y in Idaho using Social Accounting Matrix framework based on IMPLAN 2011.

PAPER UNDER REVIEW

Aryal, G.R., Mann, J., Loveridge, S., & Joshi, S. “Drivers of Innovative Advantage in Urban and rural Regions”, with John Mann, Scott Loveridge, and Satish Joshi

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aryal, G.R., Mann, J., Loveridge, S., & Joshi, S. Rural-Urban Divide in County Level Innovation Creation. Presented at the 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 1, 2017

Aryal, G.R., Mann, J., Loveridge, S., & Joshi, S. “Innovation Creation and Rural-Urban Divide”. Paper presented at the Mid-continent Regional Science Association 48th Annual Conference, Toledo, Ohio, June 7-9, 2017

Aryal, G.R., Mann, J., Loveridge, S., & Joshi, S. “The Rural-urban Divide in Innovation: Evidence from Patent Applications”. Paper presented at the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) 10th Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Applied Economics and Regional Science (AERS), Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 21-22, 2017

Aryal, G.R., Mann, J., Loveridge, S., & Joshi, S. “The Rural-urban Divide in Innovation: Evidence from Patent Awards”. Paper presented at the Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) Grad Students Annual Symposium, Michigan State University, East Lansing, March 30-31, 2017.