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MS and PhD Programs in Agricultural and Resource Economics Reclassified as STEM

Sept. 16, 2019

The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural and Resource Economics are now classified as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees, joining the undergraduate Managerial Economics major. This occurred ...

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Miki Khanh Doan Wins 2019 Erika C.H. Meng Scholarship for Development Policy and Research

Aug. 23, 2019

The Erika C.H. Meng Scholarship will support Miki Doan’s PhD thesis on gender-related conflicts and intra-household cooperation. In many developing country settings, husbands and wives jointly engage in agricultural activities. ...

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Ellen Bruno wins AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aug. 1, 2019

Ellen Bruno won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2019 for her work, “An Evaluation of Policy Instruments for Sustainable Groundwater Management.”

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ARE PhD Candidate Pierce Donovan, Professor Michael Springborn and coauthors publish novel model on cost-effective control of invasive species in the journal Land Economics

July 23, 2019

Many management problems require staying above (or below) a par¬ticular threshold over time with a specified margin of safety, for example, safely maintaining endangered species away from extinction. Two challenges ...

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Tor Tolhurst Wins Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Graduate Paper Award

July 19, 2019

ARE PhD Candidate Tor Tolhurst won the WEAE Outstanding Graduate Paper Award for his paper, "Model-Free Bubble Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar ...

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Pierce Donovan: 2019 ARE Scott McNiven Community Service Award

June 7, 2019

The graduate students in ARE selected Pierce Donovan to receive the 2019 Scott McNiven Community Service Award. Throughout his graduate career, Pierce has made important contributions to strengthen the social ...

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UCD-California Farm Bureau Study Featured in Newsweek Shows How Farmers Are Adjusting to Fewer Workers

April 30, 2019

The study, directed by ARE graduate student Zachariah Rutledge and professor J. Edward Taylor, was based on a survey of 1,071 California farmers in the California Farm Bureau Federation database. ...

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Career Workshop Features Alumnae Discussing Employment Opportunities with ARE Master’s Degree

April 25, 2019

The annual M.S. Career Workshop offered Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) master’s students a chance to learn from successful alumnae how to best utilize their advanced degrees in the impending ...

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Research by Boucher, Carter, Lybbert and Malacarne Highlighted for Protecting Small Farms in Mozambique from Drought

April 23, 2019

An article by Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access highlights research by ARE professors Stephen Boucher, Michael Carter, Travis Lybbert; ARE Ph.D. Candidate Jonathan Malacarne; and ...

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ARE Update Special Issue Examines 2018 Farm Bill and Brexit

March 22, 2019

The University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics announces that the latest edition of its bimonthly ARE Update newsletter is a special issue focused on the 2018 Farm Bill ...

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