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Jens Hilscher and Mungo Wilson Propose a New Measure of Systematic Credit Risk

Nov. 21, 2016

The study shows that a straightforward and easy-to-implement and interpret measure of default probability contains significantly more information about future default and failure than S&P corporate credit ratings. Jens Hilscher ...

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Aaron Smith and Colleagues Explain Why Grain Futures Contracts Fail to Accurately Price Commodities

Nov. 21, 2016

The failure of U.S. grain futures contracts to properly price commodities has spurred considerable controversy in agricultural futures markets and raised questions over the value of grain futures contracts ...

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Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab Team Wins BIFAD Award for Scientific Excellence

Nov. 10, 2016

Michael Carter, ARE professor and director of the Assets and Market Access (AMA) Innovation Lab (formally BASIS CRSP), is part of a team of researchers who received the 2016 Board ...

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Philip Martin Discusses Farm Labor and Illegal Migration With the New York Times

Oct. 31, 2016

Philip Martin, chairman of the Comparative Immigration and Integration Program and editor of the newsletters Migration News and Rural Migration News, responds to New York Times writer Eduardo Porter's ...

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Position Available: Assistant Professor of Econometrics

Sept. 27, 2016

The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track faculty position focused on econometrics with an applied interest in research on economic issues related ...

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Position Available: Project Scientist

Sept. 13, 2016

The position requires significant and creative contributions to research in the analysis of impacts of laws and regulations related to food, beverages and other agricultural products. The appointee should possess ...

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Shermain Hardesty Collaborates with UCCE Team to Study the Economic Impact of Local Food Producers

July 22, 2016

The key findings indicate that, for every dollar of sales, Sacramento Region direct marketers are generating twice as much economic activity within the region, as compared to producers who are ...

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Eliana Zeballos: Research Agricultural Economist at ERS

June 27, 2016

Eliana Zeballos, Ph.D. '16, has accepted a position as a Research Agricultural Economist with the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. She will conduct research on diet ...

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New CE Specialist Joins ARE: Tina Saitone

June 20, 2016

Tina Saitone joined the ARE Department on June 1, 2016 as a Cooperative Extension specialist focused on livestock and rangeland economics. Tina earned her B.A. in economics at Sonoma ...

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Jacob Marder: Economic Consultant at Robins Kaplan (NYC Office)

June 20, 2016

Jacob Marder, Ph.D. '16, has accepted a position as an economic consultant in the New York City office of Robins Kaplan LLP. Robins Kaplan is a litigation-focused law firm ...

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