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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 ...
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 ...
AAEA Presentation by Ruben Irvin Rojas Valdes: The Dynamic Migration Game: A Structural Econometric Model and Application to Rural Mexico
For my Ph.D. dissertation, I analyze the dynamic and strategic migration, labor market participation, and schooling decisions of individuals and households in rural Mexico using reduced-form and structural econometric models. ...
In August 2017, Dan Scheitrum will join the University of Arizona as an assistant professor in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Dan's research focuses on commodity markets ...
AAEA Presentation by Anubhab Gupta: General Equilibrium Impacts under Imperfect Agricultural Markets
Economic evaluations of the impacts of technological improvements in agriculture focus only on the target group of farmers who adopt new technologies. This paper integrates general equilibrium impacts under imperfectly ...
Governments in Africa increasingly promote rural development by subsidizing inorganic fertilizers and hybrid seeds for staple food production. Subsidy recipients tend to be wealthier households, since governments perceive them as ...
Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...
Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.
General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
October 10, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Value Added Structure of Trade Flows: Implications for Trade Policy Analysis
October 12, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Consumer Retail Purchasing Behavior and Income Inequality
October 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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.
J.M. Alston and P.G. Pardey. In David E. Sahn (Ed.), The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies (2015) Oxford University Press.
L.S. Jarvis and P. Valdes-Donoso. Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015) August.
K. Binzen Fuller, J. Sanchirico, and J. Alston. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2017) 42 (2): 127-145.
T.L. Saitone, R.J. Sexton, and D.A. Sumner. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015) 97 (4): 1021-1043.
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