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May 16, 2017
Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...
April 6, 2017
UC Davis is number one in the world for agricultural economics and policy, according to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) by Subject 2017.
This annual ranking is based ...
Katrina Jessoe, Ed Taylor and Dale Manning Find Evidence That Climate Change Will Alter Labor Allocations in Rural Mexico, Including Migration
Nov. 21, 2016
The study, published in The Economic Journal, uses a 28-year panel on individual employment and daily weather-station readings to test the impacts of weather shocks on labor allocations. It finds ...
May 16, 2017
Kajal Gulati will join IMPAQ International as a research associate in their labor division. Kajal’s research is at the intersection of agricultural mechanization and gendered labor markets. Her dissertation ...
Feb. 17, 2017
Cynthia Lin Lawell was awarded Honorable Mention in the Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition for her work on the economics of groundwater management. She presented her lecture at ...
April 5, 2017
As part of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis program, various Managerial Economics students presented their original, independent research papers to students and faculty in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Library in ...
Feb. 17, 2017
The reductions in rice yields are large enough to have price implications for the global rice market, affecting global food security for hundreds of millions of the world’s poor ...
May 11, 2017
In August 2017, Dan Scheitrum will join the University of Arizona as an assistant professor in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Dan's research focuses on commodity markets ...
Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards
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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.
T.L. Saitone, R.J. Sexton, and D.A. Sumner. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2015) 97 (4): 1021-1043.
G.M. Morrison, C.Y.C. Lin Lawell. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2016) 125: 22-40.
Q. Paris and F. Caracciolo. Open Journal of Statistics (2017) 7 (2): 290-304.
C. Garnache, P.R. Mérel, J. Lee, and J. Six. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2017) 82: 39-73.
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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