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ARE Launches New Diversity and Inclusion in Research, Education, and Career Training (DIRECT) Program
A new ARE program led by associate professor of teaching Kristin Kiesel and associate professor Steve Boucher aims to enhance and expand pathways to the professoriate for historically underrepresented populations. …
Congratulations to Laurel Krovetz for being named the Outstanding Senior in Managerial Economics! The Outstanding Senior Award recognizes an exceptional undergraduate senior in the major who has achieved academic excellence, …
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 Researchers Author New Report Examining the Economic Impacts of 2018 E. Coli Outbreak in the Romaine Lettuce Industry
The new report “E. Coli in the Romaine Lettuce Industry: Economic Impacts from the November 2018 Outbreak” was co-authored by Associate Professor of Teaching Kristin Kiesel, Professor and department chair …
ARE Professor Pierre Mérel Co-Author of New European Economic Review Article, “How Big is the “Lemons” Problem? Historical Evidence from French Wines.”
This paper provides empirical evidence on the welfare losses associated with asymmetric information about product quality in a competitive market. When consumers cannot observe product characteristics at the time of …
The Prop 12 pork panic is overblown, say ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner, co-authors of a recent op-ed in The Hill...
Ph.D. student Xiurou Wu Awarded North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE) Best Student Presentation
ARE Ph.D. student Xiurou Wu recently won First Prize in the Best Student Presentation Award competition hosted by the North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE). The competition is normally …
The graduate students in ARE selected Sarah Smith to receive the 2021 Scott McNiven Community Service Award. The award is given each year to the ARE graduate student whose actions—through …
Fatumo Latito sits on a narrow, hand-carved, wooden bench inside her tiny hut fashioned from branches and a mixture of cow dung and mud. It’s pouring outside, but she hasn’t …
Sustainable Groundwater Regulation in an International Marketplace
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Bubbles in the Field
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Identifying Leading Indicators of Spikes in Invasive Species Contamination of International Trade
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From Prevention to Treatment: Prescription Medication and Health Behavior
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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.
M.A.Wright, T.K.M.Beatty, and H.H.Chouinard. Food Policy (2020) 91.
E.M. Bruno and K. Jessoe. Annual Review of Resource Economics (2021) 13.
J.Y. Cheon, M. Fenton, E. Gjerdseth, Q. Wang, S. Gao, ... T.J. Lybbert, et al. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (2020) April.
C.D. French, J.E. Arsenault, C.D. Arnold, D. Haile, H. Luo, ... S.A. Vosti, et al. Advances in Nutrition (2021) 12 (2): 429-451.
Latest ARE Update
- David Zilberman. "Science-Based Agriculture for Expanding Food Production and Sustainability."
- Hanbin Lee, Richard J. Sexton, and Daniel A. Sumner. "Voter-Approved Proposition to Raise California Pork Prices."
- Ellen M. Bruno, Brittney Goodrich, and Richard J. Sexton. "The Outlook for California’s Almond Market."
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.
Our newly implemented Diversity and Inclusion in Research Education and Career Training (DIRECT) program will expose, encourage, prepare and involve students from diverse backgrounds in agricultural economics. It is closely aligned with a campus-wide commitment to recognize and nurture talent and achievement by supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education. For more information, see: UCD Principles of Community, UCD Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and UCD Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision.
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