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Dr. Daniel Sumner in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis seeks to fill 1-2, one-year full-time research assistant position at the Junior Specialist …
The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics recently hosted a special California agriculture COVID-19 webinar series. Recordings of the webinars …
New Research Co-authored by ARE Ph.D. Candidate Caitlin Kieran Highlights Importance of Understanding Disagreements Between Spouses in Household Surveys
A recent International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog post highlights the work of ARE Ph.D. student Caitlin Kieran. Kieran, along with her co-authors, Kate Ambler (Research Fellow with IFPRI's …
Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …
Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …
ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner Critique Misguided “Price-Gouging” Lawsuit in New Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece
Published in the Wall Street Journal Aug. 30, 2020 5:13 pm ET New York’s AG Lays a Rotten Egg A lawsuit accuses farmers of price gouging during the pandemic. By …
World Bank Blog Post by Ph.D. Candidate Jess Rudder Considers How a New Phonebook App Affects Rural Firms in Tanzania
Finding new suppliers and customers can be a challenge for small firms in rural Tanzania. In her guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, Jess Rudder discusses how …
Tor Tolhurst’s dissertation, “Model-Free Tests and Evidence of Bubbles in Real Markets” addresses the identification of bubbles in real markets and provides evidence of bubbles in Midwestern U.S. farmland and …
Beekeeping Today Podcast Recently Featured ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich
The weekly podcast, Beekeeping Today, recently interviewed ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich. Brittney spoke with hosts Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum about her research on almond pollination and …
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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.
B.M. Oaks, J.M. Jorgensen, L.M. Baldiviez, S. Adu-Afarwuah, K. Maleta, ... S. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Nutrition (2019) 149 (3): 513-521.
M.L. Cockrella, S. O'Farrell, J. Sanchirico, S.A. Murawski, L. Perruso, and A. Strelcheck. Fisheries Research (2019) 218: 69-82.
R.E. Goodhue , K. Klonsky, C. DeMars, S. Blecker, J. Steggall, M. Zhang, et al. California Agriculture (2020) 74 (1): 23-29.
A. Gupta, H. Zhu, M.K. Doan, A. Michuda, and B. Majumder. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2020) December.
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