UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Ivan Rudik, Cornell University

The social cost of leaded gasoline: Evidence from regulatory exemptions

October 16, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Burak Kazaz, Syracuse University

Analytics for Fine Wine: Realistic Prices

October 17, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

TBA, University of California, Davis


October 22, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Judd Boomhower, University of California, San Diego


October 23, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Elinor Benami, University of California, Davis

TBA: Practice Job Talk

October 29, 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

Connecting supermarkets and farms: the role of intermediaries in Walmart China's fresh produce supply chains

H. Michelson, S. Boucher, X. Cheng, J. Huang, and X. Jia. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2018) 33 (1): 47-59.

Household demand persistence for child micronutrient supplementation

T.J. Lybbert, S.A. Vosti, K.P. Adams, and R. Guissou. Journal of Health Economics (2018) 62: 147-164.

Optimal monitoring and control under state uncertainty: Application to lionfish management

D.M. Kling, J.N. Sanchirico, and P.L. Fackler. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2017) 85: 223-245.

Maternal supplementation with small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements during pregnancy and lactation does not reduce depressive symptoms at 6 months postpartum in Ghanaian women: a randomized controlled trial

H. Okronipa, S. Adu-Afarwuah, A. Lartey, P. Ashorn, S.A. Vosti, et al. Archives of Women's Mental Health (2017): 1-9.

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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2116 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515
DeLoach Conference Room: 530-752-2916
Main Conference Room: 530-754-1850

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