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

A Wicked Problem? Cost Containment in the Women, Infants and Children Program

T.L. Saitone, R.J. Sexton, and R.J. Volpe. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2015): 1-25.


Supplementation of Maternal Diets during Pregnancy and for 6 Months Postpartum and Infant Diets Thereafter with Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Does Not Promote Child Growth by 18 Months of Age in Rural Malawi: A Randomized Controlled Trial

P. Ashorn, L. Alho, U. Ashorn, Y.B. Cheung, K.G. Dewey, A. Gondwe, U. Harjunmaa, A. Lartey, N.I. Phiri, T.E. Phiri, S.A. Vosti, M. Zeilani, K. Maleta. The Journal of Nutrition (2015): jn207225.


American Farms Keep Growing: Size, Productivity, and Policy

D.A. Sumner. Journal of Economic Perspectives 28(1) 2014: 147–166.


Towards Understanding the Role of Price in Residential Electricity Choices: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

K.K. Jessoe, D. Rapson and J.B. Smith. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 107, A (2014): 191-208.

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).

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515

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