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Upcoming Seminars

Quentin Stoeffler , University of California, Davis

Households’ investments in durable and productive assets in Niger: quasi-experimental evidence from a cash transfer project

December 1, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Nicolás Merener, Universidad Torcuato di Tella

Concentrated Production and Heavy Tails in Commodity Returns

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

Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


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

Maira Emy Reimao, University of California, Davis


December 8, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

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Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics

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

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

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

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.

Managing Quantity, Quality, and Timing in Indian Cane Sugar Production: Ex Post Marketing Permits or Ex Ante Production Contracts?

Patlolla, S., R.E. Goodhue, and R.J. Sexton. The World Bank Economic Review (2014).

Genetic erosion in maize's center of origin

Dyer, G.A., A. López-Feldman, A Yúnez-Naude, and J.E. Taylor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 11(39) (2014).

Agriculture in the Global Economy

Alston, J.M. and P.G. Pardey. The Journal of Economic Perspectives 28(1) (2014): 121-146.

Cars on crutches: How much abatement do smog check repairs actually provide?

Mérel, P., A. Smith, J. Williams, and E. Wimberger. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2014).

Poverty and land redistribution

Keswell, M. and M.R. Carter. Journal of Development Economics (2014).

Does efficient irrigation technology lead to reduced groundwater extraction?: Empirical evidence

Pfeiffer L. and C.-Y.C. Lin. (2014). Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 67(2): 189-208.

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