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Master’s Program Capstone Project Turns Theory to Empirics for Benefit of Wonderful Company, Students

July 13, 2018

Instead of the standard replication of a research paper, some of this year’s Agricultural and Resource Economics master’s program students took it a few steps further by broadening one. The ...

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UC Davis No. 1 in U.S. for Most Popular Managerial Economics Program

July 13, 2018

UC Davis has the most popular Managerial Economics program in the United States, according to www.collegefactual.com. We're also No. 4 in the top-ranked category. Visit managerialeconomics.ucdavis.edu to learn more about ...

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Professors Taylor and Martin's Comments on California Vineyard Workers Featured in Mother Jones

July 13, 2018

The comments of J. Edward Taylor, ARE professor and vice chair, and Philip Martin, ARE emeritus professor, are featured in a Mother Jones piece about the status of California's vineyard ...

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Gerardo Aragon: Associate Professor at University of Monterrey

July 12, 2018

After completing his Ph.D., Gerardo Aragon will join the business division of the University of Monterrey (Mexico) in September 2018 as an associate professor. Gerardo's teaching and research will focus ...

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Article by Jisang Yu (Ph.D. Graduate) and Professor Dan Sumner on How Subsidized Crop Insurance Affects Crop Choices Published in Agricultural Economics

July 10, 2018

"Effects of subsidized crop insurance on crop choices," by Daniel A. Sumner, ARE distinguished professor, and Jisang Yu, ARE alumnus and agricultural economics assistant professor at Kansas State University, has ...

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Professor Emeritus Martin Quoted in LA Times about Limited Effects New D'Arrigo Bros. and United Farm Workers Contract May Have on Other Produce Companies

July 10, 2018

Philip Martin—ARE professor emeritus, editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News, and chair of the UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program—is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about ...

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Professor Sumner Tells ABC News How Chinese Tariffs May Have Moderate Effects on Farm Labor, Reduce CA Farm Revenue

July 9, 2018

Daniel Sumner, ARE distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in an ABC 10 Sacramento news story about the effects of Chinese tariffs on farm ...

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Research by Professor Lybbert and Ph.D. Candidate Paul Demonstrates Benefits of Drought-Tolerant Seeds Backed by Innovative Insurance for Farmers in Tanzania

July 9, 2018

A pilot project including research by ARE Professor Travis Lybbert and ARE Ph.D. Candidate Laura Paul has found early success in Tanzania. The project pairs drought-tolerant hybrid maize with index ...

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Six ARE Ph.D. Students Awarded 2018-19 Social Science Graduate Student Awards

July 5, 2018

Every year, the UC Davis Institute for Social Science in partnership with the Center for Regional Change awards several research and travel grants to social science graduate students in the ...

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Professor Beatty's Research about Low-Cost Approaches to Increasing Gym Attendance Published in Journal of Health Economics

July 2, 2018

"Low-cost approaches to increasing gym attendance," by Timothy K.M. Beatty, UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics professor, and Bhagyashree Katare, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics professor, will ...

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