Latest News Articles
Kristin Kiesel and Colleagues Receive USDA Grant to Promote "Farm to Fork" Food Business Incubator in Sacramento
Nov. 21, 2016
Kristin Kiesel has collaborated on a new USDA grant to incubate "farm-to-fork" businesses for low-income communities in Sacramento's Promise Zone, which encompasses one of the most economically hardest‐hit ...
Katrina Jessoe, Ed Taylor and Dale Manning Find Evidence That Climate Change Will Alter Labor Allocations in Rural Mexico, Including Migration
Nov. 21, 2016
The study, published in The Economic Journal, uses a 28-year panel on individual employment and daily weather-station readings to test the impacts of weather shocks on labor allocations. It finds ...
Nov. 21, 2016
The study shows that a straightforward and easy-to-implement and interpret measure of default probability contains significantly more information about future default and failure than S&P corporate credit ratings. The authors ...
Nov. 21, 2016
The failure of U.S. grain futures contracts to properly price commodities has spurred considerable controversy in agricultural futures markets and raised questions over the value of grain futures contracts ...
Nov. 10, 2016
Michael Carter, ARE professor and director of the Assets and Market Access (AMA) Innovation Lab (formally BASIS CRSP), is part of a team of researchers who received the 2016 Board ...
Oct. 31, 2016
Philip Martin, chairman of the Comparative Immigration and Integration Program and editor of the newsletters Migration News and Rural Migration News, responds to New York Times writer Eduardo Porter's ...
July 22, 2016
The key findings indicate that, for every dollar of sales, Sacramento Region direct marketers are generating twice as much economic activity within the region, as compared to producers who are ...
May 25, 2016
Ashish Shenoy joined the ARE department as an assistant professor on July 1, 2016. Ashish earned a B.A. in Economics at Stanford and a Ph.D. in Economics at ...
Inference on scalar parameters in set–identified affine models
January 20, 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Estimating Willingness to Pay for E85 in the United States
January 26, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
February 16, 4:10 PM - 6:30 PM
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.
The Economics of Obesity (Policy)
J.M. Alston, J.P. MacEwan, A.M. Okrent. Annual Review of Resource Economics 8 (1).
Q. Paris. Open Journal of Statistics, 6 (2016): 186-193.
M.R. Carter, L. Cheng, and A. Sarris. Journal of Development Economics, 118, (2016): 59–71.
J. Bovay, J.M. Alston. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 41 (2), 161-188.
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.
Job Market Candidates
a UC Davis Ph.D.
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.
Contact Us2116 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Main Office: 530-752-1515
Student Advising Services: 530-754-9536