UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Bruno Awarded Best Dissertation and Wang Awarded Best Thesis of ARE Department in 2018

Feb. 6, 2019

Ellen Bruno completed the best Ph.D. dissertation and Xun Wang completed the best M.S. thesis of all department graduate students in 2018, as selected by a faculty committee.

Each year, a faculty committee reviews all of the dissertations and theses completed by our Ph.D. and M.S. students. The best of each wins the department award and is nominated for AAEA's Outstanding Dissertation and Thesis Awards. The best dissertation also receives the department's Gordon A. King Award.

2018 Winners:

Ellen Bruno: An Evaluation of Policy Instruments for Sustainable Groundwater Management (Chairs: Katrina Jessoe and Richard Sexton)

Xun Wang: The Effects of Water Pricing Reforms on Urban Residential Water Demand: Evidence from Eight Municipalities in China (Chair: Katrina Jessoe)


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