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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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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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Professor Lybbert's Research Cited in NY Times as Part of Growing Evidence that Hope Can Be Used as Anti-Poverty Strategy

Aug. 20, 2018

"Think Positive, Climb Out of Poverty? It Just Might Work," is the title of a New York Times Economic View column written by Seema Jayachandran, an economics professor at Northwestern ...

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Philip Martin in Cal Ag Journal: Column about Farmers' Response to Tightening Labor Market and Article about 2015 Farmworker Employment

Aug. 14, 2018

Two pieces by Professor Emeritus Philip Martin are featured in Volume 72, No. 2, of California Agriculture, a peer-reviewed research and news journal published by University of California Agriculture ...

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Article by Jisang Yu (Ph.D. Graduate) and Professor Dan Sumner on How Subsidized Crop Insurance Affects Crop Choices Published in Agricultural Economics

July 10, 2018

"Effects of subsidized crop insurance on crop choices," by Daniel A. Sumner, ARE distinguished professor, and Jisang Yu, ARE alumnus and agricultural economics assistant professor at Kansas State University, has ...

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Professor Beatty's Research about Low-Cost Approaches to Increasing Gym Attendance Published in Journal of Health Economics

July 2, 2018

"Low-cost approaches to increasing gym attendance," by Timothy K.M. Beatty, UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics professor, and Bhagyashree Katare, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics professor, will ...

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Published in Economics Letters: Research Paper by Ph.D. Students Zhu and Gupta about Effects of India's Demonetization on Rural Poor

June 28, 2018

"Short-term effects of India's demonetization on the rural poor," by ARE Ph.D. candidates Heng Zhu and Anubhab Gupta, will be published in the September 2018 issue of Economics Letters and ...

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Smith and Bushnell Research, Impacts of Petroleum Shipments on Agricultural Prices, Featured in NBER Digest

May 7, 2018

Featured in the May 2018 issue of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Digest is "Food vs. Fuel? Impacts of Petroleum Shipments on Agricultural Prices," co-authored by Aaron Smith, ...

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ARE in The Economist: Economic Impact of Refugees

April 26, 2018

An article in The Economist cites a study, Economic Impact of Refugees, co-written by ARE researchers. The study found that each new refugee household in Uganda boosts total local income, ...

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