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ARE Distinguished Professor Ed Taylor and Co-Authors Document the Economic Impacts of WFP Operations in East Africa

Dec. 1, 2022

At the second regular session of the World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Board meeting in Rome, ARE Distinguished Professor Ed Taylor presented findings from the study “Economic Impact Assessment of …

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ARE Professor Dalia Ghanem Elected to the Regional Standing Committee (RSC) of the Econometric Society Representing Africa

Nov. 21, 2022

Congratulations to professor Dalia Ghanem who was recently elected to the Regional Standing Committee (RSC) of the Econometric Society representing Africa. Professor Ghanem grew up in Egypt, earning her undergraduate …

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Daniel A. Sumner Recipient of 2022 CAES Award of Distinction

Nov. 3, 2022

ARE Distinguished Professor Daniel A. Sumner is being honored among faculty with a 2022 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction is the highest …

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ARE Graduate Students and Faculty Benefit from Inclusive Education and Mentoring Training Workshop

Oct. 17, 2022

Seven ARE Ph.D students and three ARE faculty participated in the first-ever Graduate Inclusive Education and Mentoring Training (GET) workshop that took place in early September. The GET workshop, a …

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ARE Professor Emeritus Tu Jarvis and Co-Author Publish New Article “Combining Epidemiology and Economics to Assess Control of a Viral Endemic Animal Disease: PRRS”

Sept. 14, 2022

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is an extremely contagious disease that causes great damage to the U.S. pork industry. PRRS is not subject to official control in the U.S., …

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ARE Researchers’ Organic Strawberry Cost Study Shows Growers Need $15 Per Tray to Break Even

Sept. 7, 2022

Organic strawberry growers from Santa Cruz to Salinas, California need to receive $15 per eight-pound tray on average yields to break even, according to a study by the University of …

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ARE Professor Jens Hilscher and Coauthors' Work on Probabilities of Elevated Inflation Cited by IMF and ECB Officials and Numbers Shown in FT Column

Sept. 2, 2022

In the current environment of highly elevated inflation, Hilscher, Raviv and Reis's paper "How Likely is an Inflation Disaster?" is getting a lot of attention. It was cited by IMF …

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ARE Ph.D. Alumni and Professor and Chair Rachael Goodhue Awarded AAEA Honor for Professional Excellence for Co-Authoring Paper: “Balancing Bees and Pest Management: Projected Costs of Proposed Bee-protective Neonicotinoid Regulation in California”

Aug. 30, 2022

The specialty crop economics section of AAEA awards the Honor for Professional Excellence in recognition of superior achievement in agricultural and applied economics as exemplified by an outstanding published paper …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Daniel A. Sumner Spoke at the State Assembly Committee on Agriculture’s Informational Hearing on California Agriculture Competiveness Issues

Aug. 10, 2022

A recording of the hearing, held Wednesday, August 10, 2022, can be heard here: Sumner participated in panel 3 which examined solutions and what more can be done to increase …

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New AEPP Article by ARE Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and Co-Authors Examines the Trade Effects of the 2021 Supply Chain Disruptions on Containerized Ag Exports from CA Ports

July 26, 2022

We study the trade effects of the 2021 supply chain disruptions on containerized agricultural exports from California ports. Our event studies show that port congestion and container shortages reduced agricultural …

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