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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 …
New UC Davis MRR Innovation Lab Paper Explores How Digital Technology is Reshaping Rural Microfinance
When M-Pesa launched as a mobile money service in Kenya in 2007, it quickly extended banking and money transfers to remote rural areas where there were no brick-and-mortar banks. Today, …
ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter and Co-Authors' Paper Wins 2020 Best Publication Award of the International Section of the AAEA
Congratulations to Michael Carter and co-authors, Sarah A. Janzen and Munenubo Ikegami for winning the 2020 International Section Best Publication Award of the AAEA for their paper published in the …
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 …
ARE Professor Ashish Shenoy Co-Author of New Sciences Advances Article, “Falling Living Standards During the Covid-19 Crisis: Quantitative Evidence from Nine Developing Countries”
New research co-authored by ARE assistant professor Ashish Shenoy reveals the economic ramifications of Covid-19 have affected vulnerable households in less-developed countries the hardest. The study, available in the most …
Ph.D. Student Joakim Weill and Co-Authors’ Paper Illustrating How Income Disparities Affect Exposure to Covid-19 Cited in Recent New York Times Article
The New York Times article is part of “The Week Our Reality broke” series reflecting on a year living with the coronavirus pandemic and how it has affected American society. …
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 …
Ph.D. Candidate Emily McGlynn and Co-Authors’ Working Paper Proposing U.S. Reduction of GHG Emissions by 51% by 2030 Cited in New York Times Article
The New York Times article examines President Biden’s Earth Day climate pledge to drastically reduce carbon emissions and outlines the steps the U.S. will need to take to reach Biden’s …
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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.
S. Janzen, M.R. Carter, and M. Ikegami. The Journal of Risk and Insurance (2020) August.
K. Metaxoglou, D. Pettenuzzo, and A. Smith. Journal of Financial Econometrics (2019) 17 (4): 559-586.
C.A.Carter, K.A. Schaefer, and D. Scheitrum. Journal of Commodity Markets (2021) 21.
F. Livat, J.M. Alston, and J.M. Cardebat. Economics Modelling (2019) 81: 518-532.
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- David Zilberman, Alison L. Van Eenennaam, Felipe De Figueiredo Silva, and Josephine F. Trott. "The Costs of Overregulating Animal and Plant Biotechnology: Lessons from COVID-19."
- Ami Reznik, Ariel Dinar, Susie Bresney, Laura Forni, Brian Joyce, Steven Wallander, Daniel Bigelow, and Iddo Kan. "Can Managed Aquifer Recharge Mitigate Drought Impacts on California’s Irrigated Agriculture? The Role for Institutions and Policies."
- Alexandra E. Hill. "California Crop Labor Supply and Demand During COVID-19."
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