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 ...
Governments in Africa increasingly promote rural development by subsidizing inorganic fertilizers and hybrid seeds for staple food production. Subsidy recipients tend to be wealthier households, since governments perceive them as ...
Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D. candidate Ellen Bruno received the award for the most downloaded paper in the ARE Update, the bimonthly outreach publication of the UC Giannani Foundation ...
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 ...
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 ...
AAEA Presentation by Ellen M. Bruno: Agricultural Groundwater Markets: An Analysis of the Gains from Trade and the Role of Market Power
My research is about the use of economic instruments to manage groundwater. Groundwater is an important input for irrigated agriculture. It is either the sole water source for an irrigator ...
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.
K.P. Adams, E. Ayifah, T.E. Phiri, M.K. Mridha, S. Adu-Afarwuah, M. Arimond, C.D. Arnold, J. Cummins, S.Hussain, C.Kumwenda, S.L. Matias, U. Ashorn, A. Lartey, K.M. Maleta, S.A. Vosti, et al. The Journal of Nutrition (2017) October.
M.K. Mridha, S.L. Matias, C.M. Chaparro, R.R. Paul, S. Hussain, S.A. Vosti, et al. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2016) 103 (1): 236-249.
M.K. Mridha, S.L. Matias, C.M. Chaparro, R.R. Paul, S. Hussain, S.A. Vosti, et al. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2015) 103 (1): 236-249.
G.S. Sampson, J.N. Sanchirico, C.A. Roheim, S.R. Bush, J.E. Taylor, et al. Science (2015) 348 (6234): 504-506.
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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