UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Junjie Zhang, University of California, San Diego

Air Pollution and Defensive Expenditures: Evidence from Particulate-Filtering Facemasks

April 29, 2:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Erick Gong, Middlebury College

Coping with Risk: The Effects of Shocks on Sexually Transmitted Infections and Transactional Sex in Rural Tanzania

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

Jon Robinson, University of California, Santa Cruz


May 9, 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

Compound-risk Aversion, Ambiguity and the Willingness to Pay for Microinsurance

G. Elabed and M.R. Carter. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 118 (2015): 150-166.

The Dual of the Maximum Likelihood Method

Q. Paris. Open Journal of Statistics, 6 (2016): 186-193.

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 Economics of Obesity (Policy)

J.M. Alston. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 8, 1 (2015).

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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2116 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515

Student Advising Services: 530-754-9536