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Tor Tolhurst: 2020 Gordon A. King Award for Best Dissertation

Feb. 11, 2021

Tor Tolhurst’s dissertation, “Model-Free Tests and Evidence of Bubbles in Real Markets” addresses the identification of bubbles in real markets and provides evidence of bubbles in Midwestern U.S. farmland and …

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New American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Co-Authored by ARE Researchers Examines Economic Impacts of Covid-19 Lockdown in a Remittance-Dependent Region

Feb. 4, 2021

ARE Ph.D. candidates Miki Khanh Doan and Aleksandr Michuda co-authored the recently published report along with ARE Researcher Heng Zhu and lead author, ARE Ph.D. alumni Anubhab Gupta, now assistant …

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World Bank Blog Post by Ph.D. Candidate Jess Rudder Considers How a New Phonebook App Affects Rural Firms in Tanzania

Nov. 24, 2020

Finding new suppliers and customers can be a challenge for small firms in rural Tanzania. In her guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, Jess Rudder discusses how …

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Ph.D. Candidate Yujing (Megan) Song Awarded Best Paper at Annual CAER-IFPRI Conference

Nov. 4, 2020

Megan was awarded the honor during the 12th annual CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference held October 29-31. The theme of the 2020 conference hosted by China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) in collaboration …

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ARE Researchers Co-Author New "Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture"

Oct. 21, 2020

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …

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New Research Co-authored by ARE Ph.D. Candidate Caitlin Kieran Highlights Importance of Understanding Disagreements Between Spouses in Household Surveys

Aug. 31, 2020

A recent International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog post highlights the work of ARE Ph.D. student Caitlin Kieran. Kieran, along with her co-authors, Kate Ambler (Research Fellow with IFPRI's …

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ARE Researchers Find Social Distancing Varies by Income Level in New PNAS Study

Aug. 11, 2020

Led by ARE Ph.D. student Joakim Weill, and co-authored by ARE Ph.D. alumnus Matthieu Stigler, ESP associate professor Michael Springborn, and UC Santa Barbara professor Olivier Deschenes, the new study …

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Multi-University COVID-19 Survey Seeks Student Input

July 31, 2020

A multi-university research project is asking students to share their experiences during COVID-19. The project aims to measure the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on students in a multi-university research …

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ARE Ph.D. Graduates Celebrate Virtual 2020 Graduation Ceremony

June 25, 2020

On Friday, June 19th, 2020, ARE celebrated the accomplishments of its 10 new Ph.D graduates with a virtual ceremony. Chair Rachael Goodhue kicked off the event by welcoming the graduates, …

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ARE PhD Student Charlotte Ambrozek Named Professors for the Future Program Fellow

May 12, 2020

ARE PhD student Charlotte Ambrozek has been named a 2020-2021 fellow in the Professors for the Future (PFTF) Program. Ambrozek will join 14 other doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from …

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