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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 ...
Richard Lee De Moura was born on July 18, 1939, in Merced and raised in Chowchilla. From his earliest days, he loved agriculture. He lived on a dairy farm where ...
Julian Alston Wins Multiple AAEA Awards for "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs"
How much has food abundance, attributable to U.S. public agricultural R&D, contributed to high and rising U.S. obesity rates? This paper investigates the effects of public investment in agricultural R&D ...
Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Book about Farm Worker Immigration Referenced in Center for Immigration Studies blog
Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm Workers by Dr. Philip L. Martin, professor emeritus, is referenced in a Center for Immigration studies blog about illegal immigration statistics in the ...
Diane Charlton and Ed Taylor Win AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for “A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico”
The study found that the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, the main source of hired farmworkers for the United States, is decreasing at a rate of approximately 150,000 workers ...
The Anthony Grano Special Purpose Fund provides scholarships for academically successful, highly motivated students in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline with an interest in agricultural policy and the ...
Research by Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Associate Professor Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Professor and Vice Chair Dr. J. Edward Taylor, and alumnus Dr. Dale Manning was recently featured in the ...
Professor Aaron Smith Co-Authors Opinion Piece in The Hill about rethinking USA's Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates
Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor and vice chair, co-authored an opinion piece published in The Hill. The editorial discusses environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard authorized ...
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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.
N. Zolas, T.J. Lybbert, and P. Bhattacharyya. The World Economy (2017) 40 (6): 1184-1213.
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).
D.P. Scheitrum, C.A. Carter, and A.M. Jaffe. Energy Economics (2017) 64: 483-493.
T.J. Lybbert, N. Magnan and W.D. Gubler. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2016) 98 (2): 383-405.
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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