Albulena Basha

Graduate Student
Albulena Basha

Albulena Basha is a native of the southeastern European country of Kosovo ( She is a second-year Master’s student working on double degrees in Economics and Sustainable Agriculture. Her master’s studies are funded by the Kosovo American Education Fund Fellowship (KAEF For her thesis project, she is investigating the impact of interest rate hikes and agricultural trade uncertainty on farmland values in 12 important agricultural states in the U.S.

Awards and Honors

  • KAEF David Gotaas Scholarship Award, 2017
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, 2018

Areas of interest

  • Land economics
  • International economics
  • Rural and agricultural development

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Economic Association (AEA)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)
  • Midwest Economics Association (MEA)
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)


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