The Agricultural & Resource Economics Department is excited to announce the recruitment for two faculty positions. These positions will enable us to maintain our professional preeminence in natural resource economics ...
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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 ...
Julian Alston Wins Multiple AAEA Awards for "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs"
How much has food abundance, attributable to U.S. public agricultural R&D, contributed to high and rising U.S. obesity rates? This paper investigates the effects of public investment in agricultural R&D ...
Professor John Freebairn is the recipient of ARE's 2017 Outstanding PhD Alumni Award. John was one of the first UCD ARE graduates to win the outstanding dissertation award from the ...
Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization
Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.
Brittney Goodrich will join Auburn University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in August 2017. There she will develop a Cooperative Extension program ...
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 ...
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 ...
Practice Job Talk: The Farmer and The Fates: Perceptions of Self-efficacy, Learning, and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process
October 24, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making
October 25, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions
October 26, 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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.
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E.L. Prado, S. Abbeddou, S Adu-Afarwuah, M. Arimond, P. Ashorn, U. Ashorn, J. Bendabenda, K. Brown, S. Hess, E. Kortekangas, A. Lartey, K. Maleta, B. Oaks, E. Ocansey, H. Okronipa, J. Bosco Ouédraogo, A. Pulakka, J.W. Somé, C.P. Stewart, R.C. Stewart, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2017).
P. Valdes-Donoso, L. Jarvis, D. Wright, J. Alvarez, and A. Perez. PloS One (2016) 11 (2).
C.R. Gustafson, T.J. Lybbert, D.A. Sumner. Agricultural Economics (2016) 47 (1): 91-103.
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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The BASIS Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Support Program (AMA CRSP) is a virtual institute comprised of researchers from around the globe that operates in support of USAID's Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade. The AMA CRSP aims to improve the agricultural competitiveness and quality of life of the rural poor in the developing world through policy-relevant research that is dedicated to improving access to resources and enhancing the operation of markets.
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