UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Research Spotlights

Professor Michael Carter's Research in Western Africa: Index Insurance Provides Security and Promotes Development for Small-Scale Cotton Farmers and Local Economies

June 25, 2018

ARE Professor Michael Carter’s research in Western Africa demonstrates how index insurance could promote resilience among cotton farmers at risk of drought. Agricultural index insurance protects small-scale farmers in developing ...

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Huang Chen: Assistant Professor at School of Economics and Chow Center for Economic Research at Xiamen University

June 25, 2018

After obtaining a Ph.D. from the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE), Huang Chen will join the School of Economics and Chow Center for Economic Research at ...

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Saitone Receives Academic Federation Excellence in Research Award

May 8, 2018

Tina Saitone, Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, received the 2018 Academic Federation Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Saitone was honored for her lead role in ...

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Associate Professor Jessoe's Research Highlighted as One Way Philanthropy Benefits UC Davis Students

May 8, 2018

Associate Professor Katrina Jessoe’s work on energy and water conservation has a direct impact on many communities across California. Jessoe, who teaches agricultural and resource economics, is one of the ...

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Smith and Bushnell Research, Impacts of Petroleum Shipments on Agricultural Prices, Featured in NBER Digest

May 7, 2018

Featured in the May 2018 issue of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Digest is "Food vs. Fuel? Impacts of Petroleum Shipments on Agricultural Prices," co-authored by Aaron Smith, ...

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ARE in The Economist: Economic Impact of Refugees

April 26, 2018

An article in The Economist cites a study, Economic Impact of Refugees, co-written by ARE researchers. The study found that each new refugee household in Uganda boosts total local income, ...

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Labor-Related Issues in California and U.S. Agriculture Examined in NAWS Workshop and NAFTA, H-2A, Immigration, and ALRB Conference

April 25, 2018

In early April, two events took place at UC Davis about labor-related issues in California and U.S. agriculture. National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS) Workshop On April 12, a workshop was ...

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Rubén Irvin Rojas Valdés: Assistant Professor at Center for Research and Teaching in Economics

April 19, 2018

After completing his Ph.D., Irvin Rojas will join the Department of Economics at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in August, 2018.

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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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