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Kajal Gulati: Research Associate at IMPAQ International

May 16, 2017

Kajal Gulati will join IMPAQ International as a research associate in their labor division. Kajal’s research is at the intersection of agricultural mechanization and gendered labor markets. Her dissertation ...

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Pierre Mérel and Mathew Gammans Predict Climate Change Will Cut Cereal Yields

May 16, 2017

Graduate student Matthew Gammans, Professor Pierre Mérel, and Cornell economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea studied 65 years of wheat and barley yield data from France. Their new statistical model suggests climate change ...

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Brittney Goodrich: Cooperative Extension Assistant Professor at Auburn University

May 15, 2017

Brittney Goodrich will join Auburn University as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in August 2017. There she will develop a Cooperative Extension program ...

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Dan Scheitrum: Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona

May 11, 2017

In August 2017, Dan Scheitrum will join the University of Arizona as an assistant professor in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Dan's research focuses on commodity markets ...

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UC Davis Tops World Rankings in Agricultural Economics and Policy

April 6, 2017

UC Davis is number one in the world for agricultural economics and policy, according to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) by Subject 2017.

This annual ranking is based ...

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Undergraduate Honors Thesis Students Presented Research Papers

April 5, 2017

As part of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis program, various Managerial Economics students presented their original, independent research papers to students and faculty in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Library in ...

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Colin Carter and Dalia Ghanem Find Evidence That Pollution Reduces Rice Production in China

Feb. 17, 2017

The reductions in rice yields are large enough to have price implications for the global rice market, affecting global food security for hundreds of millions of the world’s poor ...

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C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell Wins Award for Economics of Groundwater Management

Feb. 17, 2017

Cynthia Lin Lawell was awarded Honorable Mention in the Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition for her work on the economics of groundwater management. She presented her lecture at ...

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Kristin Kiesel and Colleagues Receive USDA Grant to Promote "Farm to Fork" Food Business Incubator in Sacramento

Nov. 21, 2016

Kristin Kiesel has collaborated on a new USDA grant to incubate "farm-to-fork" businesses for low-income communities in Sacramento's Promise Zone, which encompasses one of the most economically hardest‐hit ...

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Katrina Jessoe, Ed Taylor and Dale Manning Find Evidence That Climate Change Will Alter Labor Allocations in Rural Mexico, Including Migration

Nov. 21, 2016

The study, published in The Economic Journal, uses a 28-year panel on individual employment and daily weather-station readings to test the impacts of weather shocks on labor allocations. It finds ...

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