UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University

Exploring Options to Improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

January 28, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Daniel Tregeagle, North Carolina State University

The Optimal Management of Orchards

February 4, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Marianne Bitler, University of California, Davis

Long Run Effects of Food Assistance: Evidence from the Food Stamp Program

February 11, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Hanbin Lee, University of California, Davis

Demand for Food Attributes during COVID-19: Evidence from a Large Sample of US Carrot Buyers

February 18, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Brittney Goodrich, University of California, Davis

Nudge to Insure: Can Informational Nudges Increase Enrollment in Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Rainfall Index Insurance?

February 25, 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

Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment

C.A. Carter and K.A. Schaefer. Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment (2019) 101 (1): 58-73.

Innovations for a Shrinking Agricultural Workforce

D. Charlton, J.E. Taylor, S. Vougioukas, and Z. Rutledge. Choices (2019) Q2.

The law and economics of Canada's WTO litigation contesting U.S. country‐of‐origin labeling (COOL)

D.A. Sumner and T. Zuijdwijk. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (2019) 67 (4): 327-347.

Review of the evidence regarding the use of antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation in low‐ and middle‐income countries

M.W. Bourassa, S.J.M. Osendarp, S. Adu‐Afarwuah, S. Ahmed, C. Ajello, … S.A. Vosti, et al. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (2019) 1444 (1): 6-21.

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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The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access at UC Davis conducts and supports research on policies and programs designed to help poor and smallholder farmers and pastoralists worldwide to manage risk, adopt productive technologies and take an active part in economic growth. Operating with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), our researchers from UC Davis and across the globe are developing and testing solutions that empower small-scale agriculturalists and their communities to build a resilient future free of the need for emergency aid.

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