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 ...
Julian Alston Wins Multiple AAEA Awards for "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs"
How much has food abundance, attributable to U.S. public agricultural R&D, contributed to high and rising U.S. obesity rates? This paper investigates the effects of public investment in agricultural R&D ...
Ted Gilliland will join the Economics Department at Mount Holyoke College as an assistant professor. Ted Gilliland’s research is at the intersection of natural resource economics and development economics ...
Richard Lee De Moura was born on July 18, 1939, in Merced and raised in Chowchilla. From his earliest days, he loved agriculture. He lived on a dairy farm where ...
The Anthony Grano Special Purpose Fund provides scholarships for academically successful, highly motivated students in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline with an interest in agricultural policy and the ...
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 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 ...
The Demand for Off-grid Solar Power: Evidence from Rural India’s Surprisingly Competitive Retail Power Market
November 28, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
The Fingerprint of Climate on 65 Years of Increasing and Asymmetric Crop Yield Volatility in the Corn Belt
November 30, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Money, Masculinity, and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventive Health Input
December 5, 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.
P. Ashorn, L. Alho, U. Ashorn, Y.B. Cheung, K.G. Dewey, U. Harjunmaa, A. Lartey, M. Nkhoma, N. Phiri, J. Phuka, S.A. Vosti, et al. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2015) 101 (2): 387-397.
C. Garnache, P.R. Mérel, J. Lee, and J. Six. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2017) 82: 39-73.
G. Elabed and M.R. Carter. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2015) 118: 150-166.
P. Mérel and R.J. Sexton. International Journal of Industrial Organization (2017) 50: 259-293.
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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