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With Climate Change, Insurance May Provide Best Safety Net for World's Poor

Jan. 8, 2018

The poorest people in the world are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including droughts, floods and wildfires. This especially true for poor farmers in drought-prone ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Book about Farm Worker Immigration Referenced in Center for Immigration Studies blog

Jan. 8, 2018

Promise Unfulfilled: Unions, Immigration, and the Farm Workers by Dr. Philip L. Martin, professor emeritus, is referenced in a Center for Immigration studies blog about illegal immigration statistics in the ...

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Professor J. Edward Taylor Quoted in L.A. Times About Mix of Immigrant and U.S.-Born Farmworkers in California

Jan. 8, 2018

Dr. J. Edward Taylor, professor and vice chair, is quoted in the L.A. Times about the history of immigrant labor in California agriculture, and why U.S.-born farmworkers may increase.

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Katrina Jessoe and Colleagues' Climate Change Study Featured in USA Today Article

Jan. 2, 2018

Research by Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Associate Professor Dr. Katrina Jessoe, Professor and Vice Chair Dr. J. Edward Taylor, and alumnus Dr. Dale Manning was recently featured in the ...

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Professor Aaron Smith Co-Authors Opinion Piece in The Hill about rethinking USA's Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates

Jan. 2, 2018

Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics professor and vice chair, co-authored an opinion piece published in The Hill. The editorial discusses environmental effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard authorized ...

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UC Davis Creates Wine Price Database With Crowdsourcing, Famed Catalogs

Jan. 2, 2018

Feeling nostalgic as you get ready to toast the new year? Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus from some 50 years ago are among the treats in ...

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ARE Welcomes Dr. Bulat Gafarov to Faculty

Oct. 26, 2017

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is proud to welcome Dr. Bulat Gafarov to the faculty as an assistant professor. Bulat earned a ...

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Philip Martin Quoted in Sacramento Bee: Slowdown in Young, Undocumented Workers from Mexico Leads California Farmers to Choose between Higher Wages or Mechanization

Sept. 8, 2017

Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin discusses with the Sacramento Bee how a slowdown of young, undocumented workers from Mexico has transformed California agriculture.

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Diane Charlton and Ed Taylor Win AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for “A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico”

Aug. 7, 2017

The study found that the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, the main source of hired farmworkers for the United States, is decreasing at a rate of approximately 150,000 workers ...

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Julian Alston Wins Multiple AAEA Awards for "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs"

Aug. 7, 2017

How much has food abundance, attributable to U.S. public agricultural R&D, contributed to high and rising U.S. obesity rates? This paper investigates the effects of public investment in agricultural R&D ...

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