UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Latest News Articles

Upcoming Seminars

Ashish Shenoy, University of California, Davis

Got (Clean) Milk? Information and Incentives in the Indian Dairy Sector

November 19, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Oregon State University

Better to be indirect? Testing the accuracy and cost-savings of indirect surveys for poverty targeting

November 20, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Anubhab Gupta, University of California, Davis

General Equilibrium Impacts in Imperfect Agricultural Markets: Evidence from the Tanzanian Cotton Industry

November 21, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Jesus Arellano Gonzalez, University of California, Davis

Irrigation, adaptation and climate change in Mexico: panel data evidence for rainfed and irrigated Maize

December 2, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University


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

More Seminars

Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.jpg

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

Overlapping Environmental Policies and the Impact on Pollution

K. Novan. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (2017) 4 (S1).

Household demand persistence for child micronutrient supplementation

T.J. Lybbert, S.A. Vosti, K.P. Adams, and R. Guissou. Journal of Health Economics (2018) 62: 147-164.

Designing Climate Policy: Lessons from the Renewable Fuel Standard and the Blend Wall

G.E. Lade, C.Y.C. Lin Lawell, A. Smith. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018) 100 (2): 585-599.

Effects of Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies on Crop Acreage

J. Yu, A. Smith, and D.A. Sumner. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018) 100 (1).

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.


Job Market Candidates

a UC Davis Ph.D.

View All


The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access at UC Davis conducts and supports research on policies and programs designed to help poor and smallholder farmers and pastoralists worldwide to manage risk, adopt productive technologies and take an active part in economic growth. Operating with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), our researchers from UC Davis and across the globe are developing and testing solutions that empower small-scale agriculturalists and their communities to build a resilient future free of the need for emergency aid.

Dr. Karen Klonsky: Distinguished Professional and Warm and Caring Friend

Dr. Karen Klonsky, Emeritus University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis died on September 26, 2018, at age 66 after an extended illness.

Klonsky, Karen.jpg

Continue reading...

Contact Us

2116 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515
DeLoach Conference Room: 530-752-2916
Main Conference Room: 530-754-1850

Student Advising Services: 530-754-9536