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John Bovay and Dan Sumner Show Long-Run Market Effects of the Food Safety Modernization Act in the journal Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy

Oct. 17, 2018

Published in the September 2018 issued of Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy is "Economic Effects of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act," by John Bovay, University of Connecticut assistant professor ...

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Professor Jessoe Discusses Research about What Motivates People to Conserve Water with Public Policy Institute of California

Sept. 27, 2018

Katrina Jessoe, associate professor with the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), was recently interviewed by the Public Policy Institute of California about her research into ...

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ARE Welcomes Dr. Mark Agerton to Faculty

Sept. 14, 2018

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is proud to welcome Dr. Mark Agerton to the faculty as an assistant professor. Agerton earned a B.A. in Spanish from Davidson ...

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The Economist Highlights Research by Professors Bushnell and Novan about Impacts of Renewable Energy on Wholesale Power Markets

Sept. 10, 2018

In an article titled "More solar power hurts nuclear energy. But it also hurts itself," the Economist references a research paper by James Bushnell, a UC Davis professor in economics ...

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Emeritus Professor Martin Gives Historical Perspective as Farm Labor Expert in LA Times Article about New United Farm Workers President

Aug. 30, 2018

ARE Emeritus Professor Philip Martin is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the changing of leadership at United Farm Workers (UFW), the union founded by Cesar Chavez. The ...

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$1.7 Million Grant from USAID to Establish World's First Index Insurance Quality Certification in East Africa

Aug. 29, 2018

UC Davis has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from USAID for a collaborative initiative, "Innovations to Improve Quality and Uptake of Agricultural Index Insurance in East Africa." High-quality agricultural ...

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Professor Williams Receives AAEA Publication of Enduring Quality Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Professor Jeffrey Williams was awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Publication of Enduring Quality Award for Storage and Commodity ...

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Professors Carter and Smith Win AAEA Outstanding AJAE Article Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and ARE Professor and Vice Chair Aaron Smith were awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) ...

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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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