UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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John Bovay and Dan Sumner Show Long-Run Market Effects of the Food Safety Modernization Act in the journal Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy

Oct. 17, 2018

Published in the September 2018 issued of Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy is "Economic Effects of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act," by John Bovay, University of Connecticut assistant professor ...

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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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Department Alumni Sweep Marine Resource Economics Outstanding Article Awards

Sept. 11, 2018

Representative of the cutting-edge research fostered in the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), articles co-authored by two alumni from their recent thesis work received the Marine ...

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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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$1.7 Million Grant from USAID to Establish World's First Index Insurance Quality Certification in East Africa

Aug. 29, 2018

UC Davis has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from USAID for a collaborative initiative, "Innovations to Improve Quality and Uptake of Agricultural Index Insurance in East Africa." High-quality agricultural ...

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Professor Williams Receives AAEA Publication of Enduring Quality Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Professor Jeffrey Williams was awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Publication of Enduring Quality Award for Storage and Commodity ...

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Professors Carter and Smith Win AAEA Outstanding AJAE Article Award

Aug. 27, 2018

UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Distinguished Professor Colin Carter and ARE Professor and Vice Chair Aaron Smith were awarded the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) ...

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Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer Wins AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aug. 27, 2018

Ph.D. Alumnus K. Aleks Schaefer, 2017, won the 2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, The Economics of Artemisinin and the Global Spread ...

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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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New Tariffs Could Cost U.S. Nut and Fruit Industries over $3 Billion, According to Report by Professor Sumner and Ph.D. Student Researcher Hanon

Aug. 15, 2018

A new report released by the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Agricultural Issues Center (AIC) estimates that tariffs imposed by other countries on U.S. commodities in the ongoing international trade ...

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