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Dr. Daniel Sumner in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis seeks to fill 1-2, one-year full-time research assistant position at the Junior Specialist …
ARE Distinguished Professor and Director of the UC Ag Issues Center Daniel A. Sumner Testified Nov 18 at the State Assembly Committee Hearing on the Economic Impact of Wildfires for CA Agriculture
Dr. Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center and UC Davis Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics will testify on November 18 at the State Assembly Committee hearing …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …
Tor Tolhurst’s dissertation, “Model-Free Tests and Evidence of Bubbles in Real Markets” addresses the identification of bubbles in real markets and provides evidence of bubbles in Midwestern U.S. farmland and …
New American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Co-Authored by ARE Researchers Examines Economic Impacts of Covid-19 Lockdown in a Remittance-Dependent Region
ARE Ph.D. candidates Miki Khanh Doan and Aleksandr Michuda co-authored the recently published report along with ARE Researcher Heng Zhu and lead author, ARE Ph.D. alumni Anubhab Gupta, now assistant …
Nudge to Insure: Can Informational Nudges Increase Enrollment in Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Rainfall Index Insurance?
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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.E. Gilliland, J.N. Sanchirico, and J.E. Taylor. Journal of Environmental Management (2020) 271 (1).
R.E. Goodhue , K. Klonsky, C. DeMars, S. Blecker, J. Steggall, M. Zhang, et al. California Agriculture (2020) 74 (1): 23-29.
M.G.S. McKendree, T.L. Saitone, and K.A. Schaefer. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2020) November.
S.A. Janzen and M.R. Carter. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2019) 101 (3): 651-671.
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