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Resilience+ Innovation Facility to Unlock Agricultural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
The Resilience+ Innovation Facility led from UC Davis ARE seeks to spark inclusive agricultural transformation among small-scale farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with a $5 million five-year grant …
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. …
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis invites applications for lecturer positions to teach courses in its undergraduate Managerial Economics major during the 2021-2022 …
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 Distinguished Professor Daniel A. Sumner and ARE Ph.D. Alumna Qianyao Pan Co-authors of New Research Examining “How Compensation Incentives and Heat Exposure Affect Farm Worker Effort.”
Farm workers are exposed to high risk of heat-related illness, especially when their jobs require working outside at a fast pace during hot days. Climate change has increased the number …
ARE Ph.D. Candidate Joakim Weill and ARE Ph.D. Alumnus Matthieu Stigler Contribute to NBER Working Paper "Exposures and Behavioral Responses to Wildfire Smoke"
The newly published research focuses on understanding responses to wildfire smoke, a rapidly growing environmental stressor throughout much of the US and internationally. Annual area burned by wildfires in the …
ARE Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew MacLachlan and Associate Professor Michael Springborn co-authors of New Science Advances Article “Hidden Patterns of Insect Establishment Risk Revealed From Two Centuries of Alien Species Discoveries.”
Over the past two centuries, thousands of non-native insects have hitchhiked to the United States in packing material, on live plants, and in passenger baggage. Scientists with two U.S. Department …
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...
ARE Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and Co-Author’s Research Cited in Recent GAO Study of USDA Market Facilitation Program
Partly based on the research of Carter and co-author Sandro Steinbach, the GAO found that the USDA over-compensated some U.S. midwestern farmers by billions of dollars for economic losses associated …
International Trade and Domestic Price Stability in the Presence of Large Scale Climate Shocks
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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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Y. Shen, I.R. Cliffer, D.J. Suri, B.K. Langlois, S.A. Vosti, et al. Nutrition Journal (2020) 19 (20).
K. Jessoe, G.E. Lade, F. Loge, and E. Spang. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2021) 110.
Z. Plakias, R.E. Goodhue, and J.C. Williams. California Agriculture (2020) 74 (3).
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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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