UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Alex Aue, Thomas Lee, Frances Moore, Pierre Mérel, Debashis Paul, Bala Rajaratnam, Aaron Smith

Bringing Statistical Methodology to Big Data Problems in Agricultural and Environmental Economics

May 24, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Eric Verhoogen


May 28, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Jishnu Das


June 4, 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.


Recent Publications

The Treatment of Uncertainty and Learning in the Economics of Natural Resource and Environmental Management

J. LaRiviere, D. Kling, J.N Sanchirico, C. Sims, and M. Springborn. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (2018) 12 (1).

An integrated bioeconomic local economy-wide assessment of the environmental impacts of poverty programs

T.E. Gilliland, J.N. Sanchirico, and J.E. Taylor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2019) March.

Option-Implied Equity Premium Predictions via Entropic Tilting

K. Metaxoglou, D. Pettenuzzo, and A. Smith. Journal of Financial Econometrics (2018) April.

Policy-oriented environmental research: What is it worth?

D.J. Pannell, J.M. Alston, S. Jeffrey, Y.M. Buckley, P. Vesk, J.R. Rhodes, et al. Environmental Science and Policy (2018) 86: 64-71.

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).

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.

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

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