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

Multidimensional Responses to Disease Information: How Do Winegrape Growers React to Powdery Mildew Forecasts and To What Environmental Effect?

T.J. Lybbert, N. Magnan and W.D. Gubler. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(2) (2016): 383-405.


Compound-risk Aversion, Ambiguity and the Willingness to Pay for Microinsurance

G. Elabed and M.R. Carter. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 118 (2015): 150-166.


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.


Splendide Mendax: False Label Claims About High and Rising Alcohol Content of Wine

J.M. Alston, K.B. Fuller, J.T. Lapsley, G. Soleas, and K.P. Tumber. Journal of Wine Economics 10 (3): 275-313.

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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BASIS

The BASIS Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Support Program (AMA CRSP) is a virtual institute comprised of researchers from around the globe that operates in support of USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade. The AMA CRSP aims to improve the agricultural competitiveness and quality of life of the rural poor in the developing world through policy-relevant research that is dedicated to improving access to resources and enhancing the operation of markets.

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