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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AAEA Presentation by Meilin Ma: Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions
My primary research interests lie in the intersection of agricultural economics and development economics, with an emphasis on producer organizations and on the role of agricultural policies. In particular, I ...
As part of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis program, various Managerial Economics students presented their original, independent research papers to students and faculty in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Library in ...
ARE Students and Faculty Benefit from Insider’s View of Financial Markets through Bloomberg Terminal
A highlight of ARE 139 Futures and Options Markets is when managerial economics students see financial markets come to life via the Bloomberg Terminal. The Bloomberg Terminal is a comprehensive ...
Governments in Africa increasingly promote rural development by subsidizing inorganic fertilizers and hybrid seeds for staple food production. Subsidy recipients tend to be wealthier households, since governments perceive them as ...
Firm Heterogeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data
October 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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
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.
M.N. Reimer, J.K. Abbott, and J.E. Wilen. Marine Resource Economics (2017) 32 (2): 143-168.
J.P. MacEwan, A. Smith, J.M. Alston. Food Policy (2016) 61: 103-120.
J. Kagin, S.A. Vosti, E. Rettig, K.H. Brown, et al. Food and Nutrition Bulletin (2015) 36 (3) supplement.
J. Wiedenmann, J. Wilen, P. Levin, M. Plummer, and M. Mangel. Coastal Management (2016) 44 (5): 529-546.
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 RMI Center for Wine Economics undertakes and facilitates research and education about the economics of the production and consumption of wine grapes and wine in California and around the world. Current projects include collaborations with colleagues in Australia, France (Bordeaux), and Italy (Chianti Classico).
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