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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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Published in Economics Letters: Research Paper by Ph.D. Students Zhu and Gupta about Effects of India's Demonetization on Rural Poor

June 28, 2018

"Short-term effects of India's demonetization on the rural poor," by ARE Ph.D. candidates Heng Zhu and Anubhab Gupta, will be published in the September 2018 issue of Economics Letters and ...

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Tianxia Zhou: Data Scientist II at Uber

June 26, 2018

During his last year of the Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D. program, Tianxia Zhou joined Uber Technologies, Inc., as a data scientist. In this role, Tianxia develops tools and methodologies ...

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Huang Chen: Assistant Professor at School of Economics and Chow Center for Economic Research at Xiamen University

June 25, 2018

After obtaining a Ph.D. from the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), Huang Chen will join the School of Economics and Chow Center for Economic Research at ...

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Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

June 20, 2018

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics offers a resounding congratulations to the 2018 Graduates from our bachelor's degree Managerial Economics program, master's degree program, and doctor's degree program!

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Anubhab Gupta and Joakim Weill Receive Outstanding Graduate Teaching Awards

May 11, 2018

ARE Ph.D. students Anubhab Gupta and Joakim Weill have been named recipients of the UC Davis Graduate Studies’ Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for the 2017-18 academic year. “This is a ...

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ARE in The Economist: Economic Impact of Refugees

April 26, 2018

An article in The Economist cites a study, Economic Impact of Refugees, co-written by ARE researchers. The study found that each new refugee household in Uganda boosts total local income, ...

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Rubén Irvin Rojas Valdés: Assistant Professor at Center for Research and Teaching in Economics

April 19, 2018

After completing his Ph.D., Irvin Rojas will join the Department of Economics at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in August, 2018.

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Ph.D. Student Emily McGlynn Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 13, 2018

Ph.D. Student Emily McGlynn has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. From 12,000 applicants in 2018, Emily is one of 2,000 graduate students nationwide who received ...

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