UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Brittney Goodrich, University of California, Davis

Are All Colonies Created Equal? The Role of Honey Bee Colony Strength in Almond Pollination Contracts

October 27, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Kajal Gulati, University of California, Davis

Who is the Boss? Intra-household Bargaining over the Adoption of Mechanical Rice Transplanters

October 31, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Akshaya Jha, Carnegie Mellon University


November 2, 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

Use of Optimization Modeling to Select Intervention Strategies for the Control of Micronutrient Deficiencies

S.A. Vosti and K.H. Brown. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 36,3 (2015): S149-171.

A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico

D. Charlton, J.E. Taylor. American Journal of Agricultural Economics,doi: 10.1093/ajae/aaw018.

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.

Testing Substitution Between Private and Public Storage in the US Oil Market: A Study on the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve

D.P. Scheitrum, C.A. Carter, and A.M. Jaffe. Energy Economics, doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2015.10.015.

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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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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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515

Student Advising Services: 530-754-9536