UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Salvatore Di Falco, University of Geneva, Switzerland


September 24, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Daniel Putman, University of California, Davis


October 1, 3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Jeremy West, University of California, Santa Cruz


October 2, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Tor Tolhurst, University of California, Davis

Model-Free Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar Wines

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

Elinor Benami, University of California, Davis


October 8, 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

Casual inference in coupled human and natural systems

P.J. Ferraro, J.N. Sanchirico, and M.D. Smith. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2019) 116 (12): 5311-5318.

The Incentive to Overinvest in Energy Efficiency: Evidence from Hourly Smart-Meter Data

K. Novan and A. Smith. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (2018) 5 (3).

Introduction to the special issue on the financialization of commodities

C.A. Carter and G.J. Power. Journal of Commodity Markets (2018) 10: 1-2.

The Spatial-Dynamic Benefits from Cooperative Disease Control in a Perennial Crop

K. Binzen Fuller, J. Sanchirico, and J. Alston. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2017) 42 (2): 127-145.

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).

Dr. Karen Klonsky: Distinguished Professional and Warm and Caring Friend

Dr. Karen Klonsky, Emeritus University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis died on September 26, 2018, at age 66 after an extended illness.

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515
DeLoach Conference Room: 530-752-2916
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