UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Judd Boomhower, University of California, San Diego

Does the Environment Matter at the Ballot Box? Persuasive Effects of a New Externality from Fracking

October 23, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Elinor Benami, University of California, Davis

TBA: Practice Job Talk

October 29, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Shaun McRae, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Spatial competition and retail pricing in the newly-deregulated Mexican gasoline market

October 30, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Doris Läpple, National University of Ireland, Galway

Agricultural Trade Liberalization, GHG Emissions and Irish Agriculture

October 31, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Stefano Fiorin, University of California, San Diego

Reporting Peers’ Wrongdoing: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Financial Incentives on Morally Controversial Behavior

November 5, 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.

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.


Recent Publications

Predictors and pathways of language and motor development in four prospective cohorts of young children in Ghana, Malawi, and Burkina Faso

E.L. Prado, S. Abbeddou, S Adu-Afarwuah, M. Arimond, P. Ashorn, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2017).

Lipid-based nutrient supplementation in the first 1000 d improves child growth in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial

K.G. Dewey, M.K. Mridha, S.L. Matias, C.D. Arnold, J.R. Cummins, … S.A. Vosti, et al. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2017) 105 (4).

The Social Costs of Environmental Goods Provision: A Cautionary Guide to the Revealed-Preference Approach

C. Garnache and P.R. Mérel. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (2017) 4 (4): 1025-1052.

Policy-oriented environmental research: What is it worth?

D.J. Pannell, J.M. Alston, S. Jeffrey, Y.M. Buckley, P. Vesk, J.R. Rhodes, et al. Environmental Science and Policy (2018) 86: 64-71.

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).

Dr. Karen Klonsky: Distinguished Professional and Warm and Caring Friend

Dr. Karen Klonsky, Emeritus University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis died on September 26, 2018, at age 66 after an extended illness.

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