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Nov. 21, 2016
The study shows that a straightforward and easy-to-implement and interpret measure of default probability contains significantly more information about future default and failure than S&P corporate credit ratings. Jens Hilscher ...
May 11, 2017
In August 2017, Dan Scheitrum will join the University of Arizona as an assistant professor in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Dan's research focuses on commodity markets ...
May 16, 2017
Ted Gilliland will join the Economics Department at Mount Holyoke College as an assistant professor. Ted Gilliland’s research is at the intersection of natural resource economics and development economics ...
April 6, 2017
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 ...
Nov. 21, 2016
The failure of U.S. grain futures contracts to properly price commodities has spurred considerable controversy in agricultural futures markets and raised questions over the value of grain futures contracts ...
May 16, 2017
Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...
Feb. 17, 2017
Cynthia Lin Lawell was awarded Honorable Mention in the Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition for her work on the economics of groundwater management. She presented her lecture at ...
Katrina Jessoe, Ed Taylor and Dale Manning Find Evidence That Climate Change Will Alter Labor Allocations in Rural Mexico, Including Migration
Nov. 21, 2016
The study, published in The Economic Journal, uses a 28-year panel on individual employment and daily weather-station readings to test the impacts of weather shocks on labor allocations. It finds ...
Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards
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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.
J. Cuffey, T.K.M. Beatty, L. Harnack. Public Health Nutrition (2016) 19 (17): 3216-3231.
Q. Paris. Open Journal of Statistics (2016) 6 (1): 186-193.
Q. Paris and F. Caracciolo. Open Journal of Statistics (2017) 7 (2): 290-304.
M. Alloush, J.E. Taylor, A. Gupta, R.I. Rojas Valdes, and E. Gonzalez-Estrada. World Development (2017) 95: 334-347.
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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