UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Thibault Fally, University of California, Berkeley

Firm Heterogeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data

October 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Jonathan Malacarne, University of California, Davis

Practice Job Talk: The Farmer and The Fates: Perceptions of Self-efficacy, Learning, and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process

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


Nick Kuminoff, Arizona State University

Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making

October 25, 4:00 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.

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Recent Publications

Fisheries Production: Management Institutions, Spatial Choice, and the Quest for Policy Invariance

M.N. Reimer, J.K. Abbott, and J.E. Wilen. Marine Resource Economics (2017) 32 (2): 143-168.


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Energy Balance, and Weight Gain

J.P. MacEwan, A. Smith, J.M. Alston. Food Policy (2016) 61: 103-120.


Measuring the Costs of Vitamin A Interventions: Institutional, Spatial, and Temporal Issues in the Context of Cameroon

J. Kagin, S.A. Vosti, E. Rettig, K.H. Brown, et al. Food and Nutrition Bulletin (2015) 36 (3) supplement.


A framework for exploring the role of bioeconomics on observed fishing patterns and ecosystem dynamics

J. Wiedenmann, J. Wilen, P. Levin, M. Plummer, and M. Mangel. Coastal Management (2016) 44 (5): 529-546.

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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