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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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PacDev18 Draws Hundreds of Development Economists Interested in Advancing Research

March 16, 2018

Approximately 200 people recently visited UC Davis to attend the Pacific Development Conference, one of the major conferences dedicated to development economics each year. “This is an opportunity to advance ...

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Professor Dan Sumner Quoted in Bloomberg News about Strength of California Almonds

March 15, 2018

Dan Sumner, ARE distinguished professor and director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the Bloomberg News article "California Almonds Are Back After Four Years of Brutal Drought." ...

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Dan Sumner: Impacts of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Agriculture

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, had a column published in The Hill titled "The self-inflicted economic damage to American agriculture." ...

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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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Professor Daniel Sumner's Comments about Farm Labor Shortage Quoted in CNBC Story about Increased Use of Automated Harvesting Equipment

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the CNBC article "From strawberries to apples, a wave of agriculture robotics ...

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Professor Emeritus Philip Martin Quoted about Actual Number of 'Braceros' in LA Times Article about Braceros Being Honored with Statue in LA

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Professor Emeritus Philip Martin—also chair of UC Comparative Immigration & Integration Program and editor of Migration News and Rural Migration News—is quoted in the LA Times article ...

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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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