UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Emilia Tjernström, University of Wisconsin

Media and Motivation: The effect of performance pay on writers and content

March 6, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Brian Dillon, University of Washington

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March 13, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Samuel Bazzi, Boston University

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April 3, 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

An 'Algorithmic Links with Probabilities' Concordance for Trademarks with an Application Towards Bilateral IP Flows

N. Zolas, T.J. Lybbert, and P. Bhattacharyya. The World Economy (2017) 40 (6): 1184-1213.

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, U. Ashorn, J. Bendabenda, K. Brown, S. Hess, E. Kortekangas, A. Lartey, K. Maleta, B. Oaks, E. Ocansey, H. Okronipa, J. Bosco Ouédraogo, A. Pulakka, J.W. Somé, C.P. Stewart, R.C. Stewart, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2017).

Testing Substitution Between Private and Public Storage in the US Oil Market: A Study on the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve

D.P. Scheitrum, C.A. Carter, and A.M. Jaffe. Energy Economics (2017) 64: 483-493.

Multidimensional Responses to Disease Information: How Do Winegrape Growers React to Powdery Mildew Forecasts and To What Environmental Effect?

T.J. Lybbert, N. Magnan and W.D. Gubler. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2016) 98 (2): 383-405.

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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The BASIS Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Support Program (AMA CRSP) is a virtual institute comprised of researchers from around the globe that operates in support of USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade. The AMA CRSP aims to improve the agricultural competitiveness and quality of life of the rural poor in the developing world through policy-relevant research that is dedicated to improving access to resources and enhancing the operation of markets.

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