UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

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

Marcel Fafchamps, Stanford University


April 11, 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

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.

Poverty and Land Redistribution

M. Keswell and M.R. Carter. Journal of Development Economics 110 (2014) 250–261.

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.

Small-quantity Lipid-based Nutrient Supplements, Regardless of their Zinc Content, Increase Growth and Reduce the Prevalence of Stunting and Wasting in Young Burkinabe Children: A Cluster-randomized Trial

S.Y. Hess, S. Abbeddou, E.Y. Jimenez, J.W. Somé, S.A. Vosti, Z.P. Ouédraogo, R.M. Guissou, J-B Ouédraogo, K.H. Brown. PloS one 10, 3 (2015) e0122242.

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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