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New NBER Working Paper by ARE Assistant Professor Jamie Hansen-Lewis Examines Consequences of U.S. Maritime Emission Regulations

June 29, 2022

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ARE Distinguished Professor Michael Carter's Research in Kenya Featured in New UC Davis Curiosity Blog "Can Hope Open a Pathway to a Brighter Future?"

June 27, 2022

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ARE Professor Jens Hilscher and Coauthors Post Working Paper and Launch Website Showing Monthly Probability of Persistent Elevated Inflation (Inflation Disasters) in the U.S. and the Eurozone

April 14, 2022

The 5y5y inflation—expected inflation for the five-year period starting in five years—is a common measure of long-run inflation. Hilscher, Raviv and Reis's new paper "How likely is an inflation disaster?" …

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ARE Associate Professor Kristin Kiesel Co-Authors New AEPP Article Examining Students' Mental Wellbeing and Resilience During COVID

March 24, 2022

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ARE Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and Co-Author’s Research Cited in Recent GAO Study of USDA Market Facilitation Program

Dec. 22, 2021

Partly based on the research of Carter and co-author Sandro Steinbach, the GAO found that the USDA over-compensated some U.S. midwestern farmers by billions of dollars for economic losses associated …

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Resilience+ Innovation Facility to Unlock Agricultural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Dec. 14, 2021

The Resilience+ Innovation Facility led from UC Davis ARE seeks to spark inclusive agricultural transformation among small-scale farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with a $5 million five-year grant …

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ARE Ph.D. Candidate Joakim Weill and ARE Ph.D. Alumnus Matthieu Stigler Contribute to NBER Working Paper "Exposures and Behavioral Responses to Wildfire Smoke"

Nov. 4, 2021

The newly published research focuses on understanding responses to wildfire smoke, a rapidly growing environmental stressor throughout much of the US and internationally. Annual area burned by wildfires in the …

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ARE Distinguished Professor Daniel A. Sumner and ARE Ph.D. Alumna Qianyao Pan Co-authors of New Research Examining “How Compensation Incentives and Heat Exposure Affect Farm Worker Effort.”

Nov. 2, 2021

Farm workers are exposed to high risk of heat-related illness, especially when their jobs require working outside at a fast pace during hot days. Climate change has increased the number …

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ARE Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew MacLachlan and Associate Professor Michael Springborn co-authors of New Science Advances Article “Hidden Patterns of Insect Establishment Risk Revealed From Two Centuries of Alien Species Discoveries.”

Nov. 2, 2021

Over the past two centuries, thousands of non-native insects have hitchhiked to the United States in packing material, on live plants, and in passenger baggage. Scientists with two U.S. Department …

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ARE Researchers Author New Report Examining the Economic Impacts of 2018 E. Coli Outbreak in the Romaine Lettuce Industry

Aug. 26, 2021

The new report “E. Coli in the Romaine Lettuce Industry: Economic Impacts from the November 2018 Outbreak” was co-authored by Associate Professor of Teaching Kristin Kiesel, Professor and department chair …

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