UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

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New Website on Farm Labor Launched by UCD ARE

Dec. 12, 2018

This Farm Labor website features research findings from the End of Farm Labor Abundance Project at UC Davis, which documents the declining farm labor supply and its implications for farmers, ...

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Professor Dan Sumner Part of UC Davis Big Ideas World Water Initiative Team

Dec. 10, 2018

ARE Frank H. Buck, Jr., Distinguished Professor Daniel A. Sumner is part of the UC Davis Big Ideas team for the World Water Initiative. UC Davis' Big Ideas are forward-thinking, ...

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Professor Michael Carter Co-Edits Book of Academic Papers about Development Economics Research on Poverty Traps

Dec. 7, 2018

Professor Michael Carter has just published a new volume on development economics research on poverty traps. The Economics of Poverty Traps (U. of Chicago), edited by Carter and co-editors Chris ...

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Andrés Moya and Michael Carter on Violence and Hopelessness in the journal World Development

Nov. 9, 2018

"Violence and the formation of hopelessness: Evidence from internally displaced persons in Colombia," by Andrés Moya, assistant professor at the Universidad de los Andes and an ARE Ph.D. alumnus, and ...

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Travis Lybbert, Stephen Vosti and Coauthors Report Impacts of Market Trial for Child Micronutrient Supplementation in Journal of Health Economics

Nov. 7, 2018

"Household demand persistence for child micronutrient supplementation," by Travis J. Lybbert, ARE professor, Stephen A. Vosti, ARE adjunct professor, Katherine P. Adams, ARE Ph.D. alumna and UC Davis Department of ...

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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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