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ARE Welcomes Dr. Mark Agerton to Faculty

Sept. 14, 2018

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is proud to welcome Dr. Mark Agerton to the faculty as an assistant professor. Agerton earned a B.A. in Spanish from Davidson ...

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Department Alumni Sweep Marine Resource Economics Outstanding Article Awards

Sept. 11, 2018

Representative of the cutting-edge research fostered in the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), articles co-authored by two alumni from their recent thesis work received the Marine ...

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The Economist Highlights Research by Professors Bushnell and Novan about Impacts of Renewable Energy on Wholesale Power Markets

Sept. 10, 2018

In an article titled "More solar power hurts nuclear energy. But it also hurts itself," the Economist references a research paper by James Bushnell, a UC Davis professor in economics ...

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Open Position: Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist – Economics of Sustainable Agricultural Management

Sept. 10, 2018

This is a 100% Cooperative Extension (CE) appointment, an academic position in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded, ...

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Ph.D. Students Wu and Weill Learn Cutting-Edge Computational Methods at nICE2018

Aug. 31, 2018

Second-year ARE Ph.D. students Xiurou Wu and Joakim Weill look forward to implementing knowledge recently gained from the new Initiative for Computational Economics (nICE2018) summer program at Stanford University’s Hoover ...

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Emeritus Professor Martin Gives Historical Perspective as Farm Labor Expert in LA Times Article about New United Farm Workers President

Aug. 30, 2018

ARE Emeritus Professor Philip Martin is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the changing of leadership at United Farm Workers (UFW), the union founded by Cesar Chavez. The ...

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$1.7 Million Grant from USAID to Establish World's First Index Insurance Quality Certification in East Africa

Aug. 29, 2018

UC Davis has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from USAID for a collaborative initiative, "Innovations to Improve Quality and Uptake of Agricultural Index Insurance in East Africa." High-quality agricultural ...

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Professor Williams Receives AAEA Publication of Enduring Quality Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Professor Jeffrey Williams was awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Publication of Enduring Quality Award for Storage and Commodity ...

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Professors Carter and Smith Win AAEA Outstanding AJAE Article Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and ARE Professor and Vice Chair Aaron Smith were awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) ...

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Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer Wins AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aug. 27, 2018

Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer, 2017, won the 2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, The Economics of Artemisinin and the Global Spread ...

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