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ARE Professor Pierre Mérel Co-Author of New European Economic Review Article, “How Big is the “Lemons” Problem? Historical Evidence from French Wines.”

July 19, 2021

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UC Davis Magazine Highlights ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter's Work in Kenya

June 9, 2021

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New UC Davis MRR Innovation Lab Paper Explores How Digital Technology is Reshaping Rural Microfinance

Feb. 11, 2021

When M-Pesa launched as a mobile money service in Kenya in 2007, it quickly extended banking and money transfers to remote rural areas where there were no brick-and-mortar banks. Today, …

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ARE Professor Ashish Shenoy Co-Author of New Sciences Advances Article, “Falling Living Standards During the Covid-19 Crisis: Quantitative Evidence from Nine Developing Countries”

Feb. 11, 2021

New research co-authored by ARE assistant professor Ashish Shenoy reveals the economic ramifications of Covid-19 have affected vulnerable households in less-developed countries the hardest. The study, available in the most …

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New American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Co-Authored by ARE Researchers Examines Economic Impacts of Covid-19 Lockdown in a Remittance-Dependent Region

Feb. 4, 2021

ARE Ph.D. candidates Miki Khanh Doan and Aleksandr Michuda co-authored the recently published report along with ARE Researcher Heng Zhu and lead author, ARE Ph.D. alumni Anubhab Gupta, now assistant …

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Research Co-Authored by ARE Professor Kristin Kiesel and ARE Ph.D. Alumna Mengxin Ji Evaluates the Effectiveness of Policies Restricting Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in High Schools

Jan. 21, 2021

While the obesity epidemic in California has been the target of public policy measures for over a decade, new data shows an upward trend in adolescent obesity. In a recent …

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ARE Adjunct Professor Stephen Vosti Part of Research Team Studying Bouillon Micronutrient Fortification in Ghana

Nov. 30, 2020

Bouillon is a staple ingredient in West African cuisine. The cubes are used to flavor soups, stews, gravies and rice. Popular dishes include Red-Red, a bean stew made with red …

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ARE Researchers Co-Author New "Statistical Review of California's Organic Agriculture"

Oct. 21, 2020

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm …

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New Report Co-Authored by ARE Distinguished Professor Julian Alston Finds 10 to 1 Return on Investment in International Agricultural Research

Oct. 14, 2020

Society gains $10 in benefits, on average, per $1 invested in international agricultural research and development, according to a new report released today (Oct. 14, 2020) by the Supporters of …

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ARE Researchers Publish New Study in the Journal Food Policy Discussing the Future of Work in the Agri-food System in Developing and Developed Countries

Oct. 14, 2020

ARE Ph.D. candidate Zachariah Rutledge and ARE Distinguished Professor J. Edward Taylor co-authored a recent article for the journal Food Policy which discusses how work on farms and in the …

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