UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania

The Economic Costs of Low Caloric Intake: Evidence from India

April 3, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Michael Carter, University of California, Davis

Asset Insurance Markets and Chronic Poverty

April 10, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Mohamad Alloush, University of California, Davis

The economic costs of depression: Towards a theory of psychological poverty traps

April 17, 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.

Recent Publications

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, doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2015.10.015.


Consumer Sorting and Hedonic Valuation of Wine Attributes: Exploiting Data from a Field Experiment

C.R. Gustafson, T.J. Lybbert, D.A. Sumner. Agricultural Economics 47 (1) (2016): 91-103.


Commodity Storage and the Market Effects of Biofuel Policies

C.A. Carter, C. Rausser and A. Smith. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 2016: aaw010v1-aaw010.


Where and How Index Insurance Can Boost the Adoption of Improved Agricultural Technologies

M.R. Carter, L. Cheng, and A. Sarris. Journal of Development Economics, 118, (2016): 59–71.

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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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515

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