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Jake LaRiviere, Microsoft Research


December 2, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Christine Carroll, University of California, Davis

Short- vs. Long-Term Decision-Making for Disease Control: A Dynamic Structural Econometric Model of Verticillium Wilt Management

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

Philip Pardey, University of Minnesota

Global Food Futures Through to 2050 and the Role of R&D

December 14, 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

Genetic Erosion in Maize’s Center of Origin

G.A. Dyer, López-Feldman, Yúnez-Naude, and J.E. Taylor. PNAS 111(39) (2014): 14094–14099.

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.

Measuring Benefits from a Marketing Cooperative in the Copper River Fishery

S.L. Jardine, C.-Y.C. Lin and J.N. Sanchirico. Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 2014.

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.

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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.