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New Research Co-authored by ARE Ph.D. Candidate Caitlin Kieran Highlights Importance of Understanding Disagreements Between Spouses in Household Surveys
A recent International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog post highlights the work of ARE Ph.D. student Caitlin Kieran. Kieran, along with her co-authors, Kate Ambler (Research Fellow with IFPRI's …
ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner Critique Misguided “Price-Gouging” Lawsuit in New Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece
Published in the Wall Street Journal Aug. 30, 2020 5:13 pm ET New York’s AG Lays a Rotten Egg A lawsuit accuses farmers of price gouging during the pandemic. By …
The UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics recently hosted a special California agriculture COVID-19 webinar series. Recordings of the webinars …
An interest in business and numbers led Erick Tobar to the Managerial Economics major. Tobar, an incoming transfer student, who hopes to become a CPA, said that when deciding where …
Beekeeping Today Podcast Recently Featured ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich
The weekly podcast, Beekeeping Today, recently interviewed ARE Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Brittney Goodrich. Brittney spoke with hosts Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum about her research on almond pollination and …
ARE Researchers Publish New Study in the Journal Food Policy Discussing the Future of Work in the Agri-food System in Developing and Developed Countries
ARE Ph.D. candidate Zachariah Rutledge and ARE Distinguished Professor J. Edward Taylor co-authored a recent article for the journal Food Policy which discusses how work on farms and in the …
Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …
New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research
Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …
Led by ARE Ph.D. student Joakim Weill, and co-authored by ARE Ph.D. alumnus Matthieu Stigler, ESP associate professor Michael Springborn, and UC Santa Barbara professor Olivier Deschenes, the new study …
On Friday, June 19th, 2020, ARE celebrated the accomplishments of its 10 new Ph.D graduates with a virtual ceremony. Chair Rachael Goodhue kicked off the event by welcoming the graduates, …
Search Costs and Relational Contracts: The Impact of a Digital Phonebook on Small Business Supply Chains
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Economic, Resource, and Environmental Consequences of Changes in By-Product Availability for and Use by California Dairies
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Decentralization of Land Governance and Elections in Burkina Faso
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Economic and Climatic Determinants of Farmer Suicide in the United States
November 12, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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