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Rich Sexton on ABC 10: Housing a Growing Population While Preserving Productive Farmland

Nov. 27, 2019

ARE Distinguished Professor Richard Sexton was featured in an ABC 10 News story about the battle between housing a growing California population and preserving the state’s farmland. Using Sexton’s work ...

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New Video Documents Unique UCD-WFP Collaboration on Kenya’s Home Grown School Meals Program

Nov. 27, 2019

The project, led by ARE Professor J. Edward Taylor, used simulation methods to measure the local-economy impacts of Kenya’s national school meals program. A team of UCD ARE graduate students ...

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ARE Welcomes Dr. Jamie Hansen-Lewis to Faculty

Nov. 6, 2019

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is proud to welcome Dr. Jamie Hansen-Lewis to our faculty as an assistant professor. Dr. Lewis, a specialist in environmental and development ...

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Pierre Mérel Receives the Christophe Baron Prize for Best Wine Economics Presentation

Oct. 1, 2019

The prize acknowledges outstanding economic work, service to the association, and dedication to the discipline of wine economics.. Pierre received the prize at the 2019 annual meeting of the American ...

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Richard Sexton Recipient of 2019 CAES Award of Distinction

Sept. 26, 2019

ARE Distinguished Professor Richard J. Sexton is the 2019 faculty recipient of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction is the highest recognition ...

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MS and PhD Programs in Agricultural and Resource Economics Reclassified as STEM

Sept. 16, 2019

The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural and Resource Economics are now classified as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees, joining the undergraduate Managerial Economics major. This occurred ...

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Open Position: Agricultural Issue Center - Project Scientist

Sept. 10, 2019

The Project Scientist makes significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in his/her academic discipline. The appointee possesses the subject matter expertise and the creative energy necessary ...

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Miki Khanh Doan Wins 2019 Erika C.H. Meng Scholarship for Development Policy and Research

Aug. 23, 2019

The Erika C.H. Meng Scholarship will support Miki Doan’s PhD thesis on gender-related conflicts and intra-household cooperation. In many developing country settings, husbands and wives jointly engage in agricultural activities. ...

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Ellen Bruno wins AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aug. 1, 2019

Ellen Bruno won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2019 for her work, “An Evaluation of Policy Instruments for Sustainable Groundwater Management.”

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UC Davis and USAID Launch New Research Program to Study Rural Poverty Worldwide

July 31, 2019

The University of California, Davis will lead a new global research program to build and test ways to overcome some of the biggest remaining challenges for lifting and keeping rural ...

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