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New Blogs Co-authored by ARE Assistant Professor Mark Agerton Examine the Need for Improved Methane Monitoring and Taxation

Sept. 2, 2021

The two pieces were recently published in Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Blog. Professor Agerton is a nonresident scholar at the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies. The …

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ARE Researchers Author New Report Examining the Economic Impacts of 2018 E. Coli Outbreak in the Romaine Lettuce Industry

Aug. 26, 2021

The new report “E. Coli in the Romaine Lettuce Industry: Economic Impacts from the November 2018 Outbreak” was co-authored by Associate Professor of Teaching Kristin Kiesel, Professor and department chair …

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ARE Researchers Estimate Proposition 12 Will Cost California Pork Consumers $320 Million

Aug. 20, 2021

The Prop 12 pork panic is overblown, say ARE Distinguished Professors Richard J. Sexton and Daniel A. Sumner, co-authors of a recent op-ed in The Hill...

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ARE Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and Co-Authors’ GHG Research Cited in Recent Irish Farmers Journal Article

Aug. 16, 2021

The Irish Farmers Journal piece cites findings from Professor Carter and co-authors’ newly published Agricultural Economics article titled, “EU Milk Quota Abolition, Dairy Expansion, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.” The article …

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ARE Professor Pierre Mérel Co-Author of New European Economic Review Article, “How Big is the “Lemons” Problem? Historical Evidence from French Wines.”

July 19, 2021

This paper provides empirical evidence on the welfare losses associated with asymmetric information about product quality in a competitive market. When consumers cannot observe product characteristics at the time of …

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UC Davis Magazine Highlights ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter's Work in Kenya

June 9, 2021

Fatumo Latito sits on a narrow, hand-carved, wooden bench inside her tiny hut fashioned from branches and a mixture of cow dung and mud. It’s pouring outside, but she hasn’t …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Colin Carter Discussed Higher Food Prices in Recent CGTN America Piece

May 28, 2021

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ARE Launches New Diversity and Inclusion in Research, Education, and Career Training (DIRECT) Program

May 24, 2021

A new ARE program led by associate professor of teaching Kristin Kiesel and associate professor Steve Boucher aims to enhance and expand pathways to the professoriate for historically underrepresented populations. …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Dan Sumner Explains Increased Corn Prices in Recent Marketplace Piece

May 12, 2021

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly consumer price index — a read of inflation — comes out Wednesday. Keep in mind that a few months of higher prices does not …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter and Co-Authors' Paper Wins 2020 Best Publication Award of the International Section of the AAEA

March 12, 2021

Congratulations to Michael Carter and co-authors, Sarah A. Janzen and Munenubo Ikegami for winning the 2020 International Section Best Publication Award of the AAEA for their paper published in the …

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