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Jens Hilscher and Mungo Wilson Propose a New Measure of Systematic Credit Risk

Nov. 21, 2016

The study shows that a straightforward and easy-to-implement and interpret measure of default probability contains significantly more information about future default and failure than S&P corporate credit ratings. Jens Hilscher ...

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Aaron Smith and Colleagues Explain Why Grain Futures Contracts Fail to Accurately Price Commodities

Nov. 21, 2016

The failure of U.S. grain futures contracts to properly price commodities has spurred considerable controversy in agricultural futures markets and raised questions over the value of grain futures contracts ...

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Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab Team Wins BIFAD Award for Scientific Excellence

Nov. 10, 2016

Michael Carter, ARE professor and director of the Assets and Market Access (AMA) Innovation Lab (formally BASIS CRSP), is part of a team of researchers who received the 2016 Board ...

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Philip Martin Discusses Farm Labor and Illegal Migration With the New York Times

Oct. 31, 2016

Philip Martin, chairman of the Comparative Immigration and Integration Program and editor of the newsletters Migration News and Rural Migration News, responds to New York Times writer Eduardo Porter's ...

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Shermain Hardesty Collaborates with UCCE Team to Study the Economic Impact of Local Food Producers

July 22, 2016

The key findings indicate that, for every dollar of sales, Sacramento Region direct marketers are generating twice as much economic activity within the region, as compared to producers who are ...

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New CE Specialist Joins ARE: Tina Saitone

June 20, 2016

Tina Saitone joined the ARE Department on June 1, 2016 as a Cooperative Extension specialist focused on livestock and rangeland economics. Tina earned her B.A. in economics at Sonoma ...

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Ashish Shenoy Joins ARE Faculty

May 25, 2016

Ashish Shenoy joined the ARE department as an assistant professor on July 1, 2016. Ashish earned a B.A. in Economics at Stanford and a Ph.D. in Economics at ...

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Julian Alston Honored with IAAE's Highest Award

Sept. 9, 2015

The International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) is a worldwide confederation of agricultural economists and others concerned with agricultural economic problems, including problems related to the use of renewable resources ...

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Faculty and Graduate Students Earn Top Awards at AAEA Meeting

Aug. 25, 2015

UC Davis ARE faculty and graduate students earned several prestigious awards at the AAEA annual meeting held in San Francisco in July 2015.

Anil Bhargava, PhD '14: Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation ...

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Kristin Kiesel Joins ARE Faculty

June 18, 2015

Kristin Kiesel will be joining the faculty of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis this fall. Originally from Germany, she received her PhD ...

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