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Eliana Zeballos, University of California, Davis

Catching Up or Pulling Down? Interpersonal Comparisons and Destructive Actions: Experimental Evidence from Bolivia

October 12, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Sheila Olmstead, University of Texas, Austin


October 14, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Antoine Champetier de Ribes, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

The Agricultural and Economic Impacts of Pollinator Density Change

October 15, 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

The Effects of Policy Expectation on Crop Supply, With an Application to Base Updating

Nathan P. Hendricks and Daniel A. Sumner. Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 96(3)(2014): 903-923.

Coping with Drought by Adjusting Land Tenancy Contracts: A Model and Evidence from Rural Morocco

Yoko Kusonose and Travis J. Lybbert. World Development Vol. 61, pp. 114-126, 2014.

Effortless Perfection: Do Chinese cities manipulate air pollution data?

Ghanem, D. and J. Zhang. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 68(2) (2014): 203-225.

Knowledge is (Less) Power: Experimental Evidence from Residential Energy Use

Jessoe, K. and D. Rapson. American Economic Review, forthcoming.

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).