UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego

General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India

October 10, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Luca Salvatici, Roma Tre University

The Value Added Structure of Trade Flows: Implications for Trade Policy Analysis

October 12, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Thibault Fally, University of California, Berkeley

Consumer Retail Purchasing Behavior and Income Inequality

October 19, 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

Connecting supermarkets and farms: the role of intermediaries in Walmart China's fresh produce supply chains

H. Michelson, S. Boucher, X. Cheng, J. Huang, and X. Jia. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2017): 1-13.

Differing growth responses to nutritional supplements in neighboring health districts of Burkina Faso are likely due to benefits of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)

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.

Economic analysis of revenue losses and control costs associated with the spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura)) in the California raspberry industry

D. Farnsworth,K. Hamby, M. Bolda, R. Goodhue, J. Williams, and F. Zalom. Pest Management Science (2016) 73 (6): 1083-1090.

Producer Heterogeniety and Voting Power in Mandatory US Agricultural Marketing Organisations

Z. Plakias and R.E. Goodhue. European Review of Agricultural Economics (2015) 42 (5): 739-763.

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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