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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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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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