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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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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