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Dr. Daniel Sumner in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis seeks to fill 1-2, one-year full-time research assistant position at the Junior Specialist …
Tor Tolhurst’s dissertation, “Model-Free Tests and Evidence of Bubbles in Real Markets” addresses the identification of bubbles in real markets and provides evidence of bubbles in Midwestern U.S. farmland and …
ARE Adjunct Professor Stephen Vosti Part of Research Team Studying Bouillon Micronutrient Fortification in Ghana
Bouillon is a staple ingredient in West African cuisine. The cubes are used to flavor soups, stews, gravies and rice. Popular dishes include Red-Red, a bean stew made with red …
Ph.D. Student Joakim Weill and Co-Authors’ Paper Illustrating How Income Disparities Affect Exposure to Covid-19 Cited in Recent New York Times Article
The New York Times article is part of “The Week Our Reality broke” series reflecting on a year living with the coronavirus pandemic and how it has affected American society. …
World Bank Blog Post by Ph.D. Candidate Jess Rudder Considers How a New Phonebook App Affects Rural Firms in Tanzania
Finding new suppliers and customers can be a challenge for small firms in rural Tanzania. In her guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, Jess Rudder discusses how …
Research Co-Authored by ARE Professor Kristin Kiesel and ARE Ph.D. Alumna Mengxin Ji Evaluates the Effectiveness of Policies Restricting Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in High Schools
While the obesity epidemic in California has been the target of public policy measures for over a decade, new data shows an upward trend in adolescent obesity. In a recent …
Ph.D. Candidate Emily McGlynn and Co-Authors’ Working Paper Proposing U.S. Reduction of GHG Emissions by 51% by 2030 Cited in New York Times Article
The New York Times article examines President Biden’s Earth Day climate pledge to drastically reduce carbon emissions and outlines the steps the U.S. will need to take to reach Biden’s …
ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter and Co-Authors' Paper Wins 2020 Best Publication Award of the International Section of the AAEA
Congratulations to Michael Carter and co-authors, Sarah A. Janzen and Munenubo Ikegami for winning the 2020 International Section Best Publication Award of the AAEA for their paper published in the …
Shedding an Oppositional Identity: Religiosity and Educational Attainment Among the Roma
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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.
R.P.H. Fishe and A. Smith. Journal of Commodity Markets (2019) 15.
B.J. Crain, J.N. Sanchirico, K. Kroetz, A.E. Benefield, and P.R. Armsworth. Environmental Conservation (2020) 47 (1): 30-38.
K. Adams, S. Vosti, H. Luo, J. Kagin, R. Engle-Stone. Current Developments in Nutrition (2019) 3 Supplement 1.
Q. Huang, S.D. Rozelle, R.E. Howitt, and J.E. Wilen. In S. Msangi, D. MacEwan (Eds.) Applied Methods for Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (2019) Springer: 89-114.
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