UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Anubhab Gupta, University of California, Davis

Practice Job Talk: TBA

November 20, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Devesh Rustagi, Goethe University

Waiting for Napoleon? Historical Democracy and Norms of Cooperation

November 27, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Lucas Davis, University of California, Berkeley

Are Energy Executives Rewarded For Luck?

November 28, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Matthieu Stigler, University of California, Davis

Supply Response at the Field Level: Disentangling Area and Yield Effects

November 29, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Fiona Burlig, University of Chicago

Consumer willingness to pay for electricity in the developing world: Evidence from India and Kenya

December 5, 3:30 PM - 5:00 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.


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.

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Recent Publications

The Economics of Food Vendors Specialized to Serving the Women, Infants, and Children Program

P.W. McLaughlin, T.L. Saitone, and R.J. Sexton. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018).


Reassessing Research Returns: Attribution and Related Problems

J.M. Alston and P.G. Pardey. In G.H. Peters and P. Pingali (Eds.), Tomorrow's Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure and Innovations (2018) Routledge: 223-242.


Multidimensional Responses to Disease Information: How Do Winegrape Growers React to Powdery Mildew Forecasts and To What Environmental Effect?

T.J. Lybbert, N. Magnan and W.D. Gubler. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2016) 98 (2): 383-405.


Climate Change and Labour Allocation in Rural Mexico: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather

K. Jessoe, D.T. Manning, and J.E. Taylor. The Economic Journal (2018) 128 (608): 230-261.


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 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.

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515
DeLoach Conference Room: 530-752-2916
Main Conference Room: 530-754-1850

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