UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Alston, Sumner, Sambucci: Should California Winemakers Be Worried about China's Tariffs?

April 18, 2018

Distinguished professors Julian Alston and Daniel Sumner and postdoctoral scholar Olena Sambucci recently published "Should California Winemakers Be Worried about China's Tarrifs?" The article presents data about what percentage of ...

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Ellen Bruno: UC Berkeley Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension

April 11, 2018

After earning a Ph.D. from the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), Ellen Bruno will join the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley in ...

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A UC-Mexico Initiative on Climate Change

April 9, 2018

The UC-Mexico Initiative’s Environment Working Group (EWG), directed by Ed Taylor, promotes binational research, teaching, and outreach collaborations on the implications of climate change for Mexico and California. The Group’s ...

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Ecological Economics Journal Highlights Ph.D. Student Joakim Weill's Master's Thesis Offering a Cost-Benefit Approach for Prioritizing Invasive Species

April 6, 2018

Joakim Weill, a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is having part of his master's thesis published in the April issue of Ecological Economics. Joakim ...

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Xiaomeng Cui: Assistant Professor at Jinan IESR

April 4, 2018

Xiaomeng Cui will join the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University as an assistant professor in September 2018. At Jinan IESR, Xiaomeng will conduct applied microeconomic ...

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Managerial Economics Seniors Present Honors Thesis Research

March 23, 2018

Senior Emily Eby decided to participate in the ARE194 Undergraduate Honors Thesis program because, for one, research is an essential aspect of the UC Davis Undergraduate Honors Program, which she’s ...

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UC Agricultural Cost and Return Studies Downloaded by Users 46,607 Times in 2017

March 19, 2018

Agricultural cost and return studies were downloaded by users 46,607 times in 2017, demonstrating the benefit of this collaboration between the University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources, including Cooperative ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin's Research on Immigration and Farm Labor Cited in Bloomberg Opinion Piece about Reality of Mechanization Replacing Workers

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Professor Emeritus Philip Martin—also editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News, and chair of UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program—is quoted in an opinion piece ...

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Michael Carter in Journal of Public Economics with Paper on Economic Polarization and Voting Behavior

March 1, 2018

A shrinking middle class, and a growing gap between the haves and have nots, have been observed in a number of countries. The paper studies the implications of this sort ...

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Heidi Schweizer: Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University

Feb. 28, 2018

Heidi Schweizer will join the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University as an assistant professor in August 2018. At North Carolina State, Heidi will study ...

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