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Western Farm Press Highlights New Cost and Return Study for Walnuts in Sacramento Valley

Feb. 20, 2019

In the article "Economists says still plenty of room for growth in walnut industry," the Western Farm Press reports that nut production in the western states is remaining popular among ...

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Professor Sumner Quoted in USA Today about Possible Effects of Farm Labor Changes in California

Jan. 29, 2019

Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner is quoted in a USA Today article, "Could California produce soon cost you more? Farms face labor shortages, immigration woes." In the article, Dr. Sumner discusses ...

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Professor Taylor Quoted in Fortune Magazine Article 'The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries'

Jan. 15, 2019

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor and Vice Chair J. Edward Taylor is quoted in Fortune magazine's article, "The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries." The article focuses ...

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Philip Martin Quoted about How Changes in Overtime Rules May Affect California Farmworkers

Jan. 15, 2019

ARE Emeritus Professor Philip Martin discusses with Capital Public Radio how changes in overtime rules may affect California farmworkers. The changes were passed into law in 2016. The first phase ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin Quoted in The Economist about Why Farm-Worker Migration is Booming Worldwide

Oct. 24, 2018

Philip Martin, professor emeritus of the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is quoted in an article in the The Economist about why farm-worker migration is booking in ...

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Professor Jessoe Discusses Research about What Motivates People to Conserve Water with Public Policy Institute of California

Sept. 27, 2018

Katrina Jessoe, associate professor with the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), was recently interviewed by the Public Policy Institute of California about her research into ...

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The Economist Highlights Research by Professors Bushnell and Novan about Impacts of Renewable Energy on Wholesale Power Markets

Sept. 10, 2018

In an article titled "More solar power hurts nuclear energy. But it also hurts itself," the Economist references a research paper by James Bushnell, a UC Davis professor in economics ...

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Emeritus Professor Martin Gives Historical Perspective as Farm Labor Expert in LA Times Article about New United Farm Workers President

Aug. 30, 2018

ARE Emeritus Professor Philip Martin is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the changing of leadership at United Farm Workers (UFW), the union founded by Cesar Chavez. The ...

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Professor Lybbert's Research Cited in NY Times as Part of Growing Evidence that Hope Can Be Used as Anti-Poverty Strategy

Aug. 20, 2018

"Think Positive, Climb Out of Poverty? It Just Might Work," is the title of a New York Times Economic View column written by Seema Jayachandran, an economics professor at Northwestern ...

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UC Davis No. 1 in U.S. for Most Popular Managerial Economics Program

July 13, 2018

UC Davis has the most popular Managerial Economics program in the United States, according to www.collegefactual.com. We're also No. 4 in the top-ranked category. Visit managerialeconomics.ucdavis.edu to learn more about ...

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