UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School

Cumulative Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Experimental Evidence from Indonesia

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

Aprajit Mahajan, University of California, Berkeley


May 31, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


June 5, 4:10 PM - 5:30 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.


Recent Publications

An 'Algorithmic Links with Probabilities' Concordance for Trademarks with an Application Towards Bilateral IP Flows

N. Zolas, T.J. Lybbert, and P. Bhattacharyya. The World Economy (2017) 40 (6): 1184-1213.

Predictors and pathways of language and motor development in four prospective cohorts of young children in Ghana, Malawi, and Burkina Faso

E.L. Prado, S. Abbeddou, S Adu-Afarwuah, M. Arimond, P. Ashorn, U. Ashorn, J. Bendabenda, K. Brown, S. Hess, E. Kortekangas, A. Lartey, K. Maleta, B. Oaks, E. Ocansey, H. Okronipa, J. Bosco Ouédraogo, A. Pulakka, J.W. Somé, C.P. Stewart, R.C. Stewart, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2017).

Estimating the Cost of Invasive Species Control

S.L. Jardine and J.N. Sanchirico. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2018) 87: 242-257.

The Economics of Obesity and Related Policy

J.M. Alston, J.P. MacEwan, A.M. Okrent. Annual Review of Resource Economics (2016) 8 (1): 443-465.

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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Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics

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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