The Agricultural & Resource Economics Department is excited to announce the recruitment for two faculty positions. These positions will enable us to maintain our professional preeminence in natural resource economics ...
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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 ...
AAEA Presentation by Ellen M. Bruno: Agricultural Groundwater Markets: An Analysis of the Gains from Trade and the Role of Market Power
My research is about the use of economic instruments to manage groundwater. Groundwater is an important input for irrigated agriculture. It is either the sole water source for an irrigator ...
Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.
Emeritus Professors Alex McCalla and Richard E. Howitt are among those honored through Ecosystems of California winning two 2017 PROSE Awards from the Association of American Publishers. The book won ...
Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...
Professor John Freebairn is the recipient of ARE's 2017 Outstanding PhD Alumni Award. John was one of the first UCD ARE graduates to win the outstanding dissertation award from the ...
AAEA Presentation by Huang Chen: Agricultural Risk, Insurance, and the Land - Productivity Inverse Relationship
China is attempting to improve upon existing land entitling policy to stimulate rural land aggregation trend for absorbing rural labors to support urban development. However, the potential negative impact of ...
Practice Job Talk: The Farmer and The Fates: Perceptions of Self-efficacy, Learning, and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process
October 24, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making
October 25, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions
October 26, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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.
E.L. Prado, S. Abbeddou, E. Yakes Jimenez, J.W. Somé, Z.P. Ouédraogo, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Nutrition (2016) 146 (4): 814-822.
M.R. Carter, L. Cheng, and A. Sarris. Journal of Development Economics (2016) 118: 59-71.
C.A. Carter, J.A. Chalfant, N. Yavapolkul, and C.L. Carroll. Journal of Commodity Markets (2016) 1 (1): 65-76.
B. Ahn and H. Lee. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2015) 40 (3): 405-424.
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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