UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Lawrence Haddad, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Agriculture and Nutrition: Research Priorities for the CGIAR

January 28, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Kenneth Judd, Hoover Institution


February 3, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Felipe Jordan, Harvard University
Robert Heilmayr, University of California, Santa Barbara

Land Titling and the Long-Run Transformation of the Agrarian Economy

February 13, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Eva Vivalt, Australia National University, Canberra


February 18, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

James Keeler, University of California, Davis

Basis Risk in the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance Program: Evidence from California

February 20, 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

Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment

C.A. Carter and K.A. Schaefer. Impacts of Mandatory GE Food Labeling: A Quasi-Natural Experiment (2019) 101 (1): 58-73.

Calibration of shadow values in constrained optimisation models of agricultural supply

C. Garnache, P. Mérel, R. Howitt, and J. Lee. European Review of Agricultural Economics (2017) 44 (3): 363-397.

Species protection in areas conserved through community-driven direct democracy as compared with a large private land trust in California

B.J. Crain, J.N. Sanchirico, K. Kroetz, A.E. Benefield, and P.R. Armsworth. Environmental Conservation (2020) January.

Index Insurance for Developing Country Agriculture: A Reassessment

M. Carter, A. de Janvry, E. Sadoulet, and A. Sarris. Annual Review of Resource Economics (2017) 9: 421-438.

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. Quirino Paris: In Memoriam

Quirino Paris grew up in Italy and came to California as a PhD student at UC Berkeley in 1963. He then joined the UC Davis faculty, where he spent his whole career. Quirino was an academician’s academic in that he went to the core of the subject, working with legendary passion and persistence, and never taking shortcuts.


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