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Richard Lee De Moura was born on July 18, 1939, in Merced and raised in Chowchilla. From his earliest days, he loved agriculture. He lived on a dairy farm where ...
UC Davis is number one in the world for agricultural economics and policy, according to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) by Subject 2017.
This annual ranking is based ...
As part of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis program, various Managerial Economics students presented their original, independent research papers to students and faculty in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Library in ...
Brittney Goodrich will join Auburn University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in August 2017. There she will develop a Cooperative Extension program ...
AAEA Presentation by Yaxi Chen: Returns to Household Wealth and Wealth Inequality in China: New Evidence from the China Household Finance Survey
My research focuses on the role of capital in exacerbating wealth inequality across households in China. Using a newly available dataset, the China Household Finance Survey, I find that the ...
AAEA Presentation by Ruben Irvin Rojas Valdes: The Dynamic Migration Game: A Structural Econometric Model and Application to Rural Mexico
For my Ph.D. dissertation, I analyze the dynamic and strategic migration, labor market participation, and schooling decisions of individuals and households in rural Mexico using reduced-form and structural econometric models. ...
AAEA Presentation by Huang Chen: Agricultural Risk, Insurance, and the Land - Productivity Inverse Relationship
China is attempting to improve upon existing land entitling policy to stimulate rural land aggregation trend for absorbing rural labors to support urban development. However, the potential negative impact of ...
Diane Charlton and Ed Taylor Win AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for “A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico”
The study found that the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, the main source of hired farmworkers for the United States, is decreasing at a rate of approximately 150,000 workers ...
General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
October 10, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Value Added Structure of Trade Flows: Implications for Trade Policy Analysis
October 12, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Consumer Retail Purchasing Behavior and Income Inequality
October 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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.
Continuing in celebration of the Ph.D. program's 50th anniversary, The UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics PhD Program: The First 50 Years by Alex F. McCalla, Julian M. Alston, and K. Aleks Schaefer is available to read.
H. Michelson, S. Boucher, X. Cheng, J. Huang, and X. Jia. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2017): 1-13.
S.Y. Hess, J.M. Peerson, E. Becquey, S. Abbeddou, C.T. Ouédraogo, J.W. Somé, E.Y. Jimenez, J. Ouédraogo, S.A. Vosti, et al. PloS One (2017) August.
D. Farnsworth,K. Hamby, M. Bolda, R. Goodhue, J. Williams, and F. Zalom. Pest Management Science (2016) 73 (6): 1083-1090.
Z. Plakias and R.E. Goodhue. European Review of Agricultural Economics (2015) 42 (5): 739-763.
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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