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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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Meilin Ma: Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Feb. 28, 2018

In August 2018, Meilin Ma will join Purdue University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics. Meilin's research keeps a balanced focus on theory and econometric application. ...

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Professor Julian Alston and Abigail Okrent win AARES Quality of Research Discovery Award for The Effects of Farm and Food Policy on Obesity in the United States

Feb. 23, 2018

Professor Julian M. Alston and Abigail M. Okrent won the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Quality of Research Discovery Award for The Effects of Farm and Food Policy ...

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Julian Alston’s Fellows Address in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Feb. 22, 2018

In August 2017 Julian Alston presented the AAEA "Fellow's Address" at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, in Chicago. That Address was based on the work ...

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Bulat Gafarov and Colleagues in Journal of Econometrics with Paper: “Delta-method Inference for a Class of Set-identified SVARs”

Feb. 21, 2018

Bulat and co-authors Matthias Meier (University of Mannheim) and José Luis Montiel Olea (Columbia University) have developed a new statistical method to quantify uncertainty in the response of a given ...

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