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Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Agricultural and Resource Economics associate professor, is one of 12 early-career UC Davis faculty members named a 2018 Chancellor's Fellow. "They are the kind of stellar educators ...
UC Davis is number one in the world for agricultural economics and policy, according to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) by Subject 2017.
This annual ranking is based ...
Professor J. Edward Taylor Quoted in L.A. Times About Mix of Immigrant and U.S.-Born Farmworkers in California
Dr. J. Edward Taylor, professor and vice chair, is quoted in the L.A. Times about the history of immigrant labor in California agriculture, and why U.S.-born farmworkers may increase.
Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, had a column published in The Hill titled "The self-inflicted economic damage to American agriculture." ...
Dalia Ghanem in Journal of Econometrics with Article: “Testing Identifying Assumptions in Nonseparable Panel Data Models”
Panel data allow empirical researchers to identify causal effects under weaker conditions than cross-sectional data, and thus they are widely used in reduced-form settings for this purpose. The specific parametric ...
Sitting in the main room of a farmer's home in western Kenya, Sam Bird, a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics, had a rare chance to put a face ...
Agricultural cost and return studies were downloaded by users 46,607 times in 2017, demonstrating the benefit of this collaboration between the University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources, including Cooperative ...
Distinguished Professor James Wilen and ARE Alumni James Eales Receive Publication of Enduring Significance Award for 1986 Article "An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery"
"An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery," by James Eales and James E. Wilen was selected to receive the 2018 Publication of Enduring Significance Award by ...
Variable Pricing and the Social Cost of Renewable Energy
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Unity in Diversity? How Intergroup Contact Can Foster Nation Building
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Adolescent Political Exposure and Gender Preferences in Adulthood: A Study of Chinese Counties during 1950-1990
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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.
J.E. Taylor, M.J. Filipski, M. Alloush, A. Gupta, R.I. Rojas Valdes, and E. Gonzalez-Estrada. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016) 113 (27): 7449-7453.
Q. Paris. Open Journal of Statistics (2018) 8 (1).
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.
C.A. Carter, C. Rausser and A. Smith. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2017) 99 (4): 1027-1055.
2017 Year in Review
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics successes in 2017 include being ranked No. 1 in the world, benefitting from a Bloomberg Terminal, and awards given to faculty, Ph.D students, and master's students.
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 BASIS Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Support Program (AMA CRSP) is a virtual institute comprised of researchers from around the globe that operates in support of USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade. The AMA CRSP aims to improve the agricultural competitiveness and quality of life of the rural poor in the developing world through policy-relevant research that is dedicated to improving access to resources and enhancing the operation of markets.
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