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The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is proud to welcome Dr. Jamie Hansen-Lewis to our faculty as an assistant professor. Dr. Lewis, a specialist in environmental and development ...
ARE Distinguished Professor Richard J. Sexton is the 2019 faculty recipient of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction is the highest recognition ...
The graduate students in ARE selected Pierce Donovan to receive the 2019 Scott McNiven Community Service Award. Throughout his graduate career, Pierce has made important contributions to strengthen the social ...
ARE PhD Candidate Tor Tolhurst won the WEAE Outstanding Graduate Paper Award for his paper, "Model-Free Bubble Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar ...
UCD ARE and Biological and Agricultural Engineering Collaborate on Farm Labor Research in Two New Journal Articles
The two articles, “Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields?” and “Innovations for a Shrinking Agricultural Workforce” appear in the latest issue of Choices, the outreach ...
The prize acknowledges outstanding economic work, service to the association, and dedication to the discipline of wine economics.. Pierre received the prize at the 2019 annual meeting of the American ...
The University of California, Davis will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural ...
ARE Professor Michael Carter has won the 2019 Publication of Enduring Quality Award from the Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAEA) for his paper "The Economics of Poverty Traps ...
ARE PhD Candidate Pierce Donovan, Professor Michael Springborn and coauthors publish novel model on cost-effective control of invasive species in the journal Land Economics
Many management problems require staying above (or below) a par¬ticular threshold over time with a specified margin of safety, for example, safely maintaining endangered species away from extinction. Two challenges ...
Ellen Bruno won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2019 for her work, “An Evaluation of Policy Instruments for Sustainable Groundwater Management.”
Got (Clean) Milk? Information and Incentives in the Indian Dairy Sector
November 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Better to be indirect? Testing the accuracy and cost-savings of indirect surveys for poverty targeting
November 20, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
General Equilibrium Impacts in Imperfect Agricultural Markets: Evidence from the Tanzanian Cotton Industry
November 21, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Irrigation, adaptation and climate change in Mexico: panel data evidence for rainfed and irrigated Maize
December 2, 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.
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T.J. Lybbert, S.A. Vosti, K.P. Adams, and R. Guissou. Journal of Health Economics (2018) 62: 147-164.
G.E. Lade, C.Y.C. Lin Lawell, A. Smith. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018) 100 (2): 585-599.
J. Yu, A. Smith, and D.A. Sumner. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018) 100 (1).
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.
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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