UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Sarojini Hirshleifer, University of California, Riverside

Effort or Outputs? A Field Experiment to Improve Student Performance

October 3, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Shon Ferguson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

The Local Impacts of Agricultural Subsidies: Evidence from the Canadian Prairies

October 6, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Michael Carter, University of California, Davis

Agricultural Insurance when Farmers Greatly Value Certainty: Results from Field Experiments in Burkina Faso

October 10, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

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Our faculty participate actively in the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics. The broad mission of the Foundation is to promote and support research and outreach activities in agricultural economics and rural development relevant to California.

Recent Publications

Forecasting Conditional Probabilities of Binary Outcomes under Misspecification

G. Elliot, D. Ghanem, and F. Kruger. Review of Economics and Statistics doi: 10.1162/REST_a_00564.


Leveling with Friends: Social Networks and Indian Farmers' Demand for a Technology with Heterogeneous Benefits

N. Magnan, D.J. Spielman, T.J. Lybbert, and K. Gulati. Journal of Development Economics, 116 (2015): 223-251.


Are Credit Default Swaps a Sideshow? EvidenceTthat Information Flows From Equity to CDS Markets

J. Hilscher, J. Pollet, M.I. Wilson. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 50 (3) (2015): 543-567.


Where and How Index Insurance Can Boost the Adoption of Improved Agricultural Technologies

M.R. Carter, L. Cheng, and A. Sarris. Journal of Development Economics, 118, (2016): 59–71.

About Us

We consistently rank at the top of the agricultural and applied economics profession and are part of the best university in the world for agriculture and forestry. The depth, breadth and rigor of our teaching, research and outreach enable us to make major contributions to society in the areas of agriculture, environment and natural resources, and international development. We offer a popular Managerial Economics undergraduate major and top-rated Ph.D. and Masters programs.

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Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics

The RMI Center for Wine Economics undertakes and facilitates research and education about the economics of the production and consumption of wine grapes and wine in California and around the world. Current projects include collaborations with colleagues in Australia, France (Bordeaux), and Italy (Chianti Classico).

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Main Office: 530-752-1515

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