UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Eva-Marie Meemken, University of Göttingen

Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards

June 5, 4:10 PM - 5:30 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.

Recent Publications

Vertical Price Transmission of Perishable Products: The Case of Fresh Fruits in the Western United States

B. Ahn and H. Lee. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2015) 40 (3): 405-424.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Energy Balance, and Weight Gain

J.P. MacEwan, A. Smith, J.M. Alston. Food Policy (2016) 61, 103-120.

Fisheries Production: Management Institutions, Spatial Choice, and the Quest for Policy Invariance

M.N. Reimer, J.K. Abbott, and J.E. Wilen. Marine Resource Economics (2017) 32 (2): 143-168.

Connecting supermarkets and farms: the role of intermediaries in Walmart China's fresh produce supply chains

H. Michelson, S. Boucher, X. Cheng, J. Huang, and X. Jia. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2017): 1-13.

About Us

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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