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50 UCD faculty members, including 16 in the CAES, ran a 3-day seminar series from September 25-27 as part of Aggie Orientation, welcoming new first-year and transfer students and providing …
ARE Distinguished Professor and Director of the UC Ag Issues Center Daniel A. Sumner Testified Nov 18 at the State Assembly Committee Hearing on the Economic Impact of Wildfires for CA Agriculture
Dr. Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center and UC Davis Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics will testify on November 18 at the State Assembly Committee hearing …
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 …
New Research Co-authored by ARE Ph.D. Candidate Caitlin Kieran Highlights Importance of Understanding Disagreements Between Spouses in Household Surveys
A recent International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog post highlights the work of ARE Ph.D. student Caitlin Kieran. Kieran, along with her co-authors, Kate Ambler (Research Fellow with IFPRI's …
The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics recently hosted a special California agriculture COVID-19 webinar series. Recordings of the webinars …
Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …
New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research
Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …
Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …
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 …
Exploring Options to Improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
January 28, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
The Optimal Management of Orchards
February 4, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Long Run Effects of Food Assistance: Evidence from the Food Stamp Program
February 11, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Demand for Food Attributes during COVID-19: Evidence from a Large Sample of US Carrot Buyers
February 18, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Nudge to Insure: Can Informational Nudges Increase Enrollment in Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Rainfall Index Insurance?
February 25, 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.
C.A. Carter and K.A. Schaefer. Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment (2019) 101 (1): 58-73.
D. Charlton, J.E. Taylor, S. Vougioukas, and Z. Rutledge. Choices (2019) Q2.
D.A. Sumner and T. Zuijdwijk. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (2019) 67 (4): 327-347.
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.
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