UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Ernst Bertone Oehninger, University of California, Davis

The effects of climate change and environmental policies on land use

February 12, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Patrizio Piraino, University of Cape Town

Is Inequality Inevitable? A Survey Experiment on Demand for Redistribution in South Africa

March 7, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Catherine Guirkinger, University of Namur

Activation of Food Markets and Food Security: Impact of Cereal Banks in Northern Burkina Faso

March 8, 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

Assessing the Returns to R&D on Perennial Crops: The Costs and Benefits of Pierce's Disease Research in the California Winegrape Industry

J.M. Alston, K.B. Fuller, J.D. Kaplan, and K.P. Tumber. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 59, 1 (2015): 95-115.

The Optimal Gasoline Tax for China

C.-Y.C. Lin and J. Zeng. Theoretical Economic Letters 4,4 (2014): 270-278.

Intellectual Property in Plant Breeding: Comparing Different Levels and Forms of Protection

S.H. Lence, D.J. Hayes, J.M. Alston, and J.S.C. Smith. European Review of Agricultural Economics jbv007 (2015): 1-29.

The Economic Benefits from Virus-Screening: A Case Study of Grapevine Leafroll in the North Coast of California

K.B. Fuller, J.M. Alston, and D.A. Golino. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (2015): ajev.2014.14055.

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

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