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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 ...
Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.
AAEA Presentation by Anubhab Gupta: General Equilibrium Impacts under Imperfect Agricultural Markets
Economic evaluations of the impacts of technological improvements in agriculture focus only on the target group of farmers who adopt new technologies. This paper integrates general equilibrium impacts under imperfectly ...
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 ...
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 ...
Diane Charlton and Ed Taylor Win AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for “A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico”
The study found that the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, the main source of hired farmworkers for the United States, is decreasing at a rate of approximately 150,000 workers ...
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor J. Edward Taylor, director of Rural Economics of the Americas and Pacific Rim (REAP), discusses with media outlets the changes occurring in farm labor. Among ...
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 ...
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.
Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements, Regardless of Their Zinc Content, Increase Growth and Reduce the Prevalence of Stunting and Wasting in Young Burkinabe Children: A Cluster-Randomized Trial
S.Y. Hess, S. Abbeddou, E.Y. Jimenez, J.W. Somé, S.A. Vosti, et al. PloS One (2015) 10 (3).
P. Mérel and R.J. Sexton. International Journal of Industrial Organization (2017) 50: 259-293.
R.S. Epanchin-Niell and J.E. Wilen. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015) 97 (1): 180-198.
C.R. Gustafson, T.J. Lybbert, D.A. Sumner. Agricultural Economics (2016) 47 (1): 91-103.
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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