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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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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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