16 ARE Graduate Students, 1 Postdoctoral Scholar to Give Presentations at AAEA Annual Meeting
July 31, 2018
Sixteen ARE graduate students and one ARE postdoctoral scholar will give presentations at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting Aug. 5–7 in Washington, D.C. The AAEA is ...
Master’s Program Capstone Project Turns Theory to Empirics for Benefit of Wonderful Company, Students
July 13, 2018
Instead of the standard replication of a research paper, some of this year’s Agricultural and Resource Economics master’s program students took it a few steps further by broadening one. The ...
Labor-Related Issues in California and U.S. Agriculture Examined in NAWS Workshop and NAFTA, H-2A, Immigration, and ALRB Conference
April 25, 2018
In early April, two events took place at UC Davis about labor-related issues in California and U.S. agriculture. National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS) Workshop On April 12, a workshop was ...
PacDev18 Draws Hundreds of Development Economists Interested in Advancing Research
March 16, 2018
Approximately 200 people recently visited UC Davis to attend the Pacific Development Conference, one of the major conferences dedicated to development economics each year. “This is an opportunity to advance ...
Diane Charlton and Ed Taylor Win AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for “A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico”
Aug. 7, 2017
The study found that the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, the main source of hired farmworkers for the United States, is decreasing at a rate of approximately 150,000 workers ...
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 ...
Christian Lovell Wins Anthony Grano Scholarship at 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting
Aug. 7, 2017
The Anthony Grano Special Purpose Fund provides scholarships for academically successful, highly motivated students in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline with an interest in agricultural policy and the ...
Ph.D. Candidates Practice Conference Talks and Receive Advice from Professors and Peers
Aug. 3, 2017
“Begin with the research question and use concise phrases on the slides” were among the many tips professors gave Ph.D. students in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). ...
AAEA Presentation by Heidi Schweizer: Impacts of the U.S. Ethanol Boom on Intermodal and Intramodal Competition in Corn Transportation Markets/Response of U.S. Soybean Flows to the Panama Canal Expansion: A Positive Mathematical Programming Model
July 26, 2017
My research interests are concentrated on the different dimensions of commodity price relationships. These dimensions are time, space, and product form. My dissertation focuses on commodities transportation markets and I ...
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AAEA Presentation by Ruben Irvin Rojas Valdes: The Dynamic Migration Game: A Structural Econometric Model and Application to Rural Mexico
July 26, 2017
For my Ph.D. dissertation, I analyze the dynamic and strategic migration, labor market participation, and schooling decisions of individuals and households in rural Mexico using reduced-form and structural econometric models. ...
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