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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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Professor Sumner and Agriculture Leaders Meet with Gov. Brown on Trade Turmoil

Aug. 17, 2018

Dan Sumner, ARE distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, joined California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and a group of farm and agribusiness ...

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New Tariffs Could Cost U.S. Nut and Fruit Industries over $3 Billion, According to Report by Professor Sumner and Ph.D. Student Researcher Hanon

Aug. 15, 2018

A new report released by the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Agricultural Issues Center (AIC) estimates that tariffs imposed by other countries on U.S. commodities in the ongoing international trade ...

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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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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 ...

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Professors Taylor and Martin's Comments on California Vineyard Workers Featured in Mother Jones

July 13, 2018

The comments of J. Edward Taylor, ARE professor and vice chair, and Philip Martin, ARE emeritus professor, are featured in a Mother Jones piece about the status of California's vineyard ...

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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 Emeritus Martin Quoted in LA Times about Limited Effects New D'Arrigo Bros. and United Farm Workers Contract May Have on Other Produce Companies

July 10, 2018

Philip Martin—ARE professor emeritus, editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News, and chair of the UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program—is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about ...

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Professor Sumner Tells ABC News How Chinese Tariffs May Have Moderate Effects on Farm Labor, Reduce CA Farm Revenue

July 9, 2018

Daniel Sumner, ARE distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in an ABC 10 Sacramento news story about the effects of Chinese tariffs on farm ...

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Research by Professor Lybbert and Ph.D. Candidate Paul Demonstrates Benefits of Drought-Tolerant Seeds Backed by Innovative Insurance for Farmers in Tanzania

July 9, 2018

A pilot project including research by ARE Professor Travis Lybbert and ARE Ph.D. Candidate Laura Paul has found early success in Tanzania. The project pairs drought-tolerant hybrid maize with index ...

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