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Alston, Sumner, Sambucci: Should California Winemakers Be Worried about China's Tariffs?

April 18, 2018

Distinguished professors Julian Alston and Daniel Sumner and postdoctoral scholar Olena Sambucci recently published "Should California Winemakers Be Worried about China's Tarrifs?" The article presents data about what percentage of ...

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A UC-Mexico Initiative on Climate Change

April 9, 2018

The UC-Mexico Initiative’s Environment Working Group (EWG), directed by Ed Taylor, promotes binational research, teaching, and outreach collaborations on the implications of climate change for Mexico and California. The Group’s ...

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Ecological Economics Journal Highlights Ph.D. Student Joakim Weill's Master's Thesis Offering a Cost-Benefit Approach for Prioritizing Invasive Species

April 6, 2018

Joakim Weill, a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is having part of his master's thesis published in the April issue of Ecological Economics. Joakim ...

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Dan Sumner: Impacts of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Agriculture

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, had a column published in The Hill titled "The self-inflicted economic damage to American agriculture." ...

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Distinguished Professor James Wilen and ARE Alumni James Eales Receive Publication of Enduring Significance Award for 1986 Article "An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery"

Jan. 24, 2018

"An Examination of Fishing Location Choice in the Pink Shrimp Fishery," by James Eales and James E. Wilen was selected to receive the 2018 Publication of Enduring Significance Award by ...

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Shermain Hardesty Quoted about Walnut Marketing Practices in Ag Alert

Jan. 18, 2018

Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Shermain Hardesty is quoted in the California Farm Bureau Federation's Ag Alert article "Walnut Business Readies to Handle, Sell Larger Crops." Dr. Hardesty comments about the ...

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Katrina Jessoe and Colleagues' Climate Change Study Featured in USA Today Article

Jan. 2, 2018

Research by Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Associate Professor Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Professor and Vice Chair Dr. J. Edward Taylor, and alumnus Dr. Dale Manning was recently featured in the ...

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Professor Aaron Smith Co-Authors Opinion Piece in The Hill about rethinking USA's Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates

Jan. 2, 2018

Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor and vice chair, co-authored an opinion piece published in The Hill. The editorial discusses environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard authorized ...

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UC Davis Creates Wine Price Database With Crowdsourcing, Famed Catalogs

Jan. 2, 2018

Feeling nostalgic as you get ready to toast the new year? Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus from some 50 years ago are among the treats in ...

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Julian Alston Wins Multiple AAEA Awards for "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs"

Aug. 7, 2017

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 ...

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