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Ph.D. Students Wu and Weill Learn Cutting-Edge Computational Methods at nICE2018

Aug. 31, 2018

Second-year ARE Ph.D. students Xiurou Wu and Joakim Weill look forward to implementing knowledge recently gained from the new Initiative for Computational Economics (nICE2018) summer program at Stanford University’s Hoover ...

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Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer Wins AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aug. 27, 2018

Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer, 2017, won the 2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, The Economics of Artemisinin and the Global Spread ...

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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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Georgi Gabrielyan: Agricultural Economist at USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Dairy Division

Aug. 15, 2018

Georgi Gabrielyan joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Dairy Division as an agricultural economist in February 2017. He is expected to earn his UC Davis ...

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Master’s Students Benefit from Career Development Workshop

Aug. 13, 2018

One-on-one resume critiques and creating elevator speeches were highlights of the Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) department’s inaugural M.S. Career Development Workshop in spring quarter 2018. “For our first offering, ...

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16 ARE Graduate Students, 1 Postdoctoral Scholar to Give Presentations at AAEA Annual Meeting

July 31, 2018

Sixteen ARE graduate students and one ARE postdoctoral scholar will give presentations at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting Aug. 5–7 in Washington, D.C. The AAEA is ...

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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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Gerardo Aragon: Associate Professor at University of Monterrey

July 12, 2018

After completing his Ph.D., Gerardo Aragon will join the business division of the University of Monterrey (Mexico) in September 2018 as an associate professor. Gerardo's teaching and research will focus ...

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Research by Professor Lybbert and Ph.D. Candidate Paul Demonstrates Benefits of Drought-Tolerant Seeds Backed by Innovative Insurance for Farmers in Tanzania

July 9, 2018

A pilot project including research by ARE Professor Travis Lybbert and ARE Ph.D. Candidate Laura Paul has found early success in Tanzania. The project pairs drought-tolerant hybrid maize with index ...

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Six ARE Ph.D. Students Awarded 2018-19 Social Science Graduate Student Awards

July 5, 2018

Every year, the UC Davis Institute for Social Science in partnership with the Center for Regional Change awards several research and travel grants to social science graduate students in the ...

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