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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

Values-Based Supply Chains: Supporting Regional Food and Farms

Shermain Hardesty et al. Economic Development Quarterly Feb 2014 v. 28(1): 17-27.

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).

A Retreat from Radical Skepticism: Rebalancing Theory, Observational Data, and Randomization in Development Economics

Christopher B. Barrett and Michael R. Carter. Chap 3 in D. Teele (ed) Field Experiments and Their Critics (Yale, University Press, 2014.

Bundling Drought Tolerance and Index Insurance to Reduce Rural Household Vulnerability to Drought

Travis J. Lybbert and Michael R. Carter. In: Arsenio M. Balisacan, Ujjayant Chakravorty and Majah-Leah V. Ravago, editors, Sustainable Economic Development. Oxford: Academic Press, 2014, pp.

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.