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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

The Shifting Structure of Agricultural R&D: Worldwide Investment Patterns and Payoffs

P.G. Pardey, J.M. Alston, C. Chan-Kang, et al. In Kalaitzandonakes N., Carayannis E., Grigoroudis E., Rozakis S. (Eds.), From Agriscience to Agribusiness. Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management (2017) Springer, Cham.

From Dietary Adequacy for Vitamin A in Children and Folate in Women to Children's Lives Saved in Cameroon: A Bioeconomic Model to Inform Cost-Effective Policy Choices

S.A. Vosti, R. Engle-Stone, H. Luo, J. Kagin, A. Clermont, and N. Walker. The FASEB Journal (2017) 31 Supplement 1.

The potential impact of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) restrictions on expenditures: a systematic review

J. Cuffey, T.K.M. Beatty, and L. Harnack. Public Health Nutrition (2016) 19 (17): 3216-3231.

Consumer Sorting and Hedonic Valuation of Wine Attributes: Exploiting Data from a Field Experiment

C.R. Gustafson, T.J. Lybbert, D.A. Sumner. Agricultural Economics (2016) 47 (1): 91-103.

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).

Dr. Karen Klonsky: Distinguished Professional and Warm and Caring Friend

Dr. Karen Klonsky, Emeritus University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis died on September 29, 2018, at age 66 after an extended illness.

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University of California, Davis
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