UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Upcoming Seminars

Jonathan Malacarne, University of California, Davis

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

Nick Kuminoff, Arizona State University

Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia and Decision Making

October 25, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Meilin Ma, University of California, Davis

Earthbound Labor and Incomplete Exit from Farming in China: Multiple Distortions and Nonseparable Decisions

October 26, 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

Late-Pregnancy Salivary Cortisol Concentrations of Ghanaian Women Participating in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Prenatal Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements

B.M. Oaks, K.D. Laugero, C.P. Stewart, S. Adu-Afarwuah, A. Lartey, P. Ashorn, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Nutrition (2016) 146 (2): 343-352.

Predictors and pathways of language and motor development in four prospective cohorts of young children in Ghana, Malawi, and Burkina Faso

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).

Measuring progress on the control of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) at a regional level: the Minnesota N212 regional control project (RCP) as a working example

P. Valdes-Donoso, L. Jarvis, D. Wright, J. Alvarez, and A. Perez. PloS One (2016) 11 (2).

Consumer Sorting and Hedonic Valuation of Wine Attributes: Exploiting Data from a Field Experiment

C.R. Gustafson, T.J. Lybbert, D.A. Sumner. Agricultural Economics (2016) 47 (1): 91-103.

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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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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