Faculty

Julian Alston

Distinguished Professor

Economics of Government Policy Affecting Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Economic Development

ARE 120: Agricultural Policy
ARE 204A: Microeconomic Analysis I (M.S.)
ARE 231: Supply & Demand for Agricultural Products (Ph.D.)
ARE 258: Demand and Market Analysis (M.S.)


Tim Beatty

Associate Professor

Economics of Food, Nutrition and Health.

ARE 130: Agricultural Markets
ARE 256A: Applied Econometrics I (M.S.)


Steve Boucher

Associate Professor

Microeconomics of Agricultural Development, Rural Credit Markets, Agrarian Contracts, Economics of Information and Uncertainty

ARE 115A: Economic Development
ARE 214: Development Economics (M.S.)
ARE 215A: Microdevelopment Theory and Methods I (Ph.D.)


Leslie (Bees) Butler

Cooperative Extension Specialist and Lecturer

Dairy Production, Marketing and Policy, Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, Biotechnology, Technological Change, Public Policy Issues

ARE 130: Agricultural Markets


Hoy Carman

Professor Emeritus

Agricultural Marketing, Managerial Economics, Economic Aspects of Taxation


Colin Carter

Distinguished Professor; Director, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics

Commodity markets, International trade

ARE 139: Futures and Options Markets
ARE 222: International Agricultural Trade and Policy (M.S.)
ARE 233: Agricultural Policy (Ph.D.)


Michael Carter

Professor

Development economics, poverty dynamics, rural credit and insurance markets, agricultural development and income distribution, land tenure and land reform

ARE 215B: Microdevelopment Theory and Methods II (Ph.D.)


James Chalfant

Professor

Econometrics, Agricultural Marketing and Demand Analysis, Risk & Uncertainty, Agricultural Production and Supply, Environmental Economics

ARE 106: Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 239: Econometric Foundations (Ph.D.)
ARE 240A: Econometric Methods (Ph.D.)
ARE 256A: Applied Econometrics I (M.S.)
ARE 256B: Applied Econometrics II (M.S.)


Roberta Cook

UC Cooperative Extension Specialist and Lecturer

Food Distribution, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Marketing, Consumer Demand Trends, International Competition and Trade, Mexican Horticultural Industry, Food Safety


Y. Hossein Farzin

Professor

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Development Economics, Energy Economics, Microeconomic Theory

ARE 100A: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 175: Natural Resource Economics
ARE 176: Environmental Economics
ARE 215D: Environment and Economic Development (Ph.D.)
ARE 275: Economic Analysis of Resource and Environmental Policies (M.S.)


Dalia Ghanem

Assistant Professor

Econometrics, Panel Data Econometrics, Environmental Economics

ARE 240B: Econometric Methods (Ph.D.)


Rachael Goodhue

Professor

Agricultural marketing and organization, industrial organization, contracting, agricultural and agri-environmental regulation and policy, pesticide use and regulation, property rights

ARE 100B: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 232: Agricultural Commodity Markets (Ph.D.)
ARE 293: Analysis of California Agriculture and Resources (M.S./Ph.D.)


Richard Green

Professor

Econometrics, Demand Analysis, Advertising and Promotion

ARE 100A: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 106: Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 239: Econometric Foundations (Ph.D.)
ARE 256A: Applied Econometrics I (M.S.)


Shermain Hardesty

Cooperative Extension Specialist and Lecturer; Leader, UC Small Farm Program

Cooperative Theory, Management and Finance, and Food Marketing Systems


Arthur Havenner

Professor Emeritus

Time Series Analysis, Forecasting, Econometrics, Optimal Control


Richard Howitt

Professor Emeritus

Resource Economics, Environmental Economics, Quantitative Methods, Econometrics, Operations Research


Lovell Jarvis

Professor; Director, Blum Center for Developing Economies

Economic Development

ARE 15: Population, Environment and World Agriculture
ARE 214: Development Economics (M.S.)


Katrina Jessoe

Assistant Professor

Environmental and energy economics

ARE 146: Business, Government Regulation, and Society
ARE 276A: Environmental Economics (Ph.D.)


Warren Johnston

Professor Emeritus

Economic and Resource Structures of Agricultural Systems, Commercial Agriculture, Land and Water Resources Economics, Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy, Aquacultural Systems, Economic Reforms in Market Economies


Karen Klonsky

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Farm Management and Production, Sustainable Agriculture and Organic Agriculture


Douglas Larson

Professor

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Nonmarket Valuation, Risk and Uncertainty, Microeconomic Theory, Applied Welfare Economics, Commercial Fisheries Policy

ARE 100B: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 202B: Applied Microeconomics I (Ph.D.)
ARE 202C: Research Design for Applied Microeconomics (Ph.D.)
ARE 276A: Environmental Economics (Ph.D.)


C.-Y. Cynthia Lin

Associate Professor

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Energy Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics

ARE 175: Natural Resource Economics
ARE 254: Dynamic Optimization with Economic Applications (Ph.D.)
ARE 255: Applied Dynamic Structural Econometric Modeling (Ph.D.)


Travis J. Lybbert

Associate Professor

Economic Development, Poverty Dynamics, Risk & Uncertainty, Technology Transfer & Adoption, Intellectual Property, Environment & Biodiversity

ARE 115A: Economic Development
ARE 215C: Microdevelopment Theory and Methods III (Ph.D.)
ARE 258: Demand and Market Analysis (M.S.)


Philip Martin

Professor; Editor, Migration News and Rural Migration News; Chair, UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program

Immigration, Farm Labor, Economic Development

ARE 100B: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 150: Agricultural Labor
ARE 194HA: Special Study for Honors Students
ARE 194HB: Special Study for Honors Students


Alex McCalla

Professor Emeritus

Agricultural Policy, International Trade, Agriculture and Economic Development, World Food Policy

ARE 222: International Agricultural Trade and Policy (M.S.)


Pierre Mérel

Associate Professor

Agricultural Policy, Industrial Organization, Trade Policy, Geographical Indicators, Food Quality

ARE 202B: Applied Microeconomics I (Ph.D.)
ARE 204A: Microeconomic Analysis I (M.S.)


Kevin Novan

Assistant Professor

Energy and Environmental Economics

ARE 176: Environmental Economics
ARE 202C: Research Design for Applied Microeconomics (Ph.D.)
ARE 275: Economic Analysis of Resource and Environmental Policies (M.S.)


Quirino Paris

Professor

Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Mathematical Programming

ARE 100A: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 106: Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 155: Operations Research and Management Science
ARE 252: Optimization with Economic Applications (M.S.)


Richard Sexton

Department Chair; Professor

Agricultural Marketing and Trade, Economics of Cooperatives, and Industrial Organization

ARE 100B: Intermediate Microeconomics
ARE 204A: Microeconomic Analysis I (M.S.)
ARE 204B: Microeconomic Analysis II (M.S.)
ARE 232: Agricultural Commodity Markets (Ph.D.)


Aaron Smith

Professor

Econometrics; Commodity Markets; Finance; Energy

ARE 171B: Financial Management of the Firm
ARE 240B: Econometric Methods (Ph.D.)
ARE 240C: Time Series Econometrics (Ph.D.)


Daniel Sumner

Frank H. Buck, Jr. Distinguished Professor; Director, UC Agricultural Issues Center

National and International Agricultural Economics and Policy


J. Edward Taylor

Professor; Director, Rural Economics of the Americas and Pacific Rim (REAP)

Economic Development, Population and Resources, Labor Economics, Economywide Modeling and Applied Microeconomics

ARE 106: Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 150: Agricultural Labor
ARE 202B: Applied Microeconomics I (Ph.D.)
ARE 215A: Microdevelopment Theory and Methods I (Ph.D.)


Stephen Vosti

Associate Adjunct Professor

Tropical Deforestation, Economic Development, Poverty-Environment Links, Bioeconomic Models, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Economics of Early Childhood Undernutrition

ARE 275: Economic Analysis of Resource and Environmental Policies (M.S.)
IAD 201: The Economics of Small Farms and Farming Systems


James Wilen

Distinguished Professor

Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics

ARE 202A: Introduction to Applied Research Methods (Ph.D.)
ARE 254: Dynamic Optimization with Economic Applications (Ph.D.)
ARE 277: Natural Resource Economics (Ph.D.)


Jeffrey Williams

Daniel Barton DeLoach Endowed Chair; Professor

Commodity Markets, Financial Markets, Finance, Public Finance, Mathematical Programming, Econometrics, Economic History

ARE 233: Agricultural Policy (Ph.D.)
ARE 254: Dynamic Optimization with Economic Applications (Ph.D.)