UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Kathryn Anderson, University of California, Berkeley

Organification: How Market Agronomics Turn Reluctant Dairy Farmers into Ideological Organic Boosters

April 22, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Catherine L. Kling, Cornell University

The Social Costs of Nutrient Pollution in the United States

April 29, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seunghyun Lee, University of California, Davis

Distributional Effects of Extreme Weather Events on Crop Revenue in the U.S.

May 6, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Travis J. Lybbert, University of California, Davis

Shedding an Oppositional Identity: Religiosity and Educational Attainment Among the Roma

May 11, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Matthieu Stigler, Stanford University

Optimal Index Insurance and Basis Risk Decomposition: An Application to Kenya

May 13, 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.


Selected Publications

Defining the economic scope for ecosystem-based fishery management

K. Kroetz, M.N. Reimer, J.N. Sanchirico, D.K. Lew, and J. Huetteman. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2019) 116 (10): 4188-4193.

Persistent Patterns in the U.S. Alcohol Market: Looking at the Link between Demographics and Drinking

J. Hart and J.M. Alston. Journal of Wine Economics (2019) 14 (4): 356-364.

Micronutrient Fortification of Commercially Available Biscuits Is Predictedto Have Minimal Impact on Prevalence of Inadequate MicronutrientIntakes: Modeling of National Dietary Data From Cameroon

D. Haile, H. Luo, S.A. Vosti, K.W. Dodd, C.D. Arnold, and R. Engle-Stone. Current Developments in Nutrition (2020) 4 (9).

Strategies to achieve adequate vitamin A intake for young children: options for Cameroon

S.A. Vosti, J. Kagin, R. Engle‐Stone, H. Luo, A. Tarini, et al. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (2019) 1465 (1): 161-180.

All Publications

Latest ARE Update

ARE Update Vol. 24, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2021

  1. Arthur R. Wardle, Paige Griggs, and Ellen Bruno. "A Progress Report on California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act."
  2. Aaron Smith. "COVID-19 Relief Programs Have Kept U.S. Farm Income High but Shortchanged California Producers."
  3. Terrence Iverson, Larry Karp, and Alessandro Peri. "Optimal Social Distancing and the Economics of Uncertain Vaccine Arrival."

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).

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