UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Ethan A. Ligon, University of California, Berkeley

Estimating Household Welfare from Disaggregate Expenditure

September 27, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Daniel Tregeagle, University of California, Davis

The Optimal Management of Orchards

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


Maximilian Auffhammmer, University of California, Berkeley

Summertime, and Pass-Through is Easier: Chasing Down Price Elasticities for Residential Natural Gas Demand in 275 Million Bills

October 10, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Takumi Sakuyama, Meiji University

Electoral Rules and Agricultural Protectionism: The Case of Japan’s Participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

October 11, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Steve Miller, University of Minnesota

Tree-based Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Policy Effects

October 17, 3:30 PM - 5:00 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.

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Recent Publications

Enhancing Innovation in the Ugandan Agri-Food Sector: Progress, Constraints, and Possibilities

T. Lybbert, K. Saxena, J. Ecuru, et al. In Soumitra Dutta, Bruno Lanvin, and Sacha Wunsch- Vincent (Eds.), The Global Innovation Index 2017 Innovation Feeding the World (2017) Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO, Ithaca.


Violence and the formation of hopelessness: Evidence from internally displaced persons in Colombia

A. Moya and M.R. Carter. World Development (2019) 113: 100-115.


Lipid-based Nutrient Supplements for Pregnant Women Reduce Newborn Stunting in a Cluster-randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial in Bangladesh

M.K. Mridha, S.L. Matias, C.M. Chaparro, R.R. Paul, S. Hussain, S.A. Vosti, et al. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2016) 103 (1): 236-249.


Buyer power with atomistic upstream entry: Can downstream consolidation increase production and welfare?

P. Mérel and R.J. Sexton. International Journal of Industrial Organization (2017) 50: 259-293.


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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