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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 ...
AAEA Presentation by Ellen M. Bruno: Agricultural Groundwater Markets: An Analysis of the Gains from Trade and the Role of Market Power
My research is about the use of economic instruments to manage groundwater. Groundwater is an important input for irrigated agriculture. It is either the sole water source for an irrigator ...
Jinmahn Jo and Daniel Mazzone, both new members of the ARE PhD program, are the recipients of the 2017-18 Provost’s First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Jinmahn ...
Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.
Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D. candidate Ellen Bruno received the award for the most downloaded paper in the ARE Update, the bimonthly outreach publication of the UC Giannani Foundation ...
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 Meilin Ma: Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions
My primary research interests lie in the intersection of agricultural economics and development economics, with an emphasis on producer organizations and on the role of agricultural policies. In particular, I ...
Jonathan Malacarne is the recipient of the prestigious Provost’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for 2017-18. Originally from DuBois, Pennsylvania, Jonathan is a development economist, focusing ...
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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U. Harjunmaa, J. Järnstedt, K.G. Dewey, U. Ashorn, K. Maleta, S.A. Vosti, et al. Maternal & Child Nutrition (2016) 12 (1): 99-110.
J. Yu, A. Smith, and D.A. Sumner. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2017) October.
M. Carter, G. Elabed, and E. Serfilippi. Agricultural Finance Review (2015) 75 (1): 8-18.
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