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Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Agricultural and Resource Economics associate professor, is one of 12 early-career UC Davis faculty members named a 2018 Chancellor's Fellow. "They are the kind of stellar educators ...
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 ...
Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Shermain Hardesty is quoted in the California Farm Bureau Federation's Ag Alert article "Walnut Business Readies to Handle, Sell Larger Crops." Dr. Hardesty comments about the ...
Jonathan Malacarne is the recipient of the prestigious Provost’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for 2017-18. Originally from DuBois, Pennsylvania, Jonathan is a development economist, focusing ...
In August 2017 Julian Alston presented the AAEA "Fellow's Address" at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, in Chicago. That Address was based on the work ...
Professor Daniel Sumner's Comments about Farm Labor Shortage Quoted in CNBC Story about Increased Use of Automated Harvesting Equipment
Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the CNBC article "From strawberries to apples, a wave of agriculture robotics ...
Dan Sumner, ARE distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the Bloomberg News article "California Almonds Are Back After Four Years of Brutal Drought." ...
The poorest people in the world are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including droughts, floods and wildfires. This especially true for poor farmers in drought-prone ...
Global Sourcing in Oil Markets
April 23, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Levine Lecture---Improving Health Outcomes For The Bottom Billion: What’s Effective and Why
April 24, 4:00 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.
T. Lybbert, K. Saxena, J. Ecuru, et al. In Soumitra Dutta, Bruno Lanvin, and Sacha Wunsch- Vincent (Eds.), The Global Innovation Index 2017 Innovation Feeding the World (2017) Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO, Ithaca.
M. Filipski, A. Abdellah, T.J. Lybbert, and J.E. Taylor. World Development (2017) 91: 84-99.
T.E. Essington, J.N. Sanchirico, and M.L. Baskett. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2018) January.
J.P. MacEwan, A. Smith, J.M. Alston. Food Policy (2016) 61: 103-120.
2017 Year in Review
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics successes in 2017 include being ranked No. 1 in the world, benefitting from a Bloomberg Terminal, and awards given to faculty, Ph.D students, and master's students.
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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