UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Seminars for 2019

January 2019
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Jennifer Ifft, Cornell University

  • Add "The Impact of Nutrient Management Regulations on NY Farmland Values" to Calendar

The Impact of Nutrient Management Regulations on NY Farmland Values
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, January 10, 2019

John Bovay, University of Connecticut

  • Download "Price and Welfare Effects of the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule" Paper
  • Add "Price and Welfare Effects of the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule" to Calendar

Price and Welfare Effects of the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Xiaoli Fan, University of Alberta

  • Add "A Bayesian State-Space Approach for Invasive Species Management: The Case of Spotted Wing Drosophila" to Calendar

A Bayesian State-Space Approach for Invasive Species Management: The Case of Spotted Wing Drosophila
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Brittney Goodrich, Auburn University

  • Add "The Great Bee Migration: Supply Analysis of Honey Bee Colony Shipments into California for Almond Pollination Services" to Calendar

The Great Bee Migration: Supply Analysis of Honey Bee Colony Shipments into California for Almond Pollination Services
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Josh Blonz, Resources for the Future

  • Add "The Welfare Costs of Misaligned Incentives: Energy Inefficiency and the Principal-Agent Problem" to Calendar

The Welfare Costs of Misaligned Incentives: Energy Inefficiency and the Principal-Agent Problem
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, January 25, 2019

David Keiser, Iowa State University

  • Add "Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan" to Calendar

Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, January 28, 2019

Penny Liao, University of California, San Diego

  • Add "How Hurricanes Sweep Up Housing Markets: Evidence from Florida" to Calendar

How Hurricanes Sweep Up Housing Markets: Evidence from Florida
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Jamie Hansen-Lewis, Brown University

  • Add "Does Air Pollution Lower Productivity? Evidence from Manufacturing in India" to Calendar

Does Air Pollution Lower Productivity? Evidence from Manufacturing in India
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, February 1, 2019

Mehdi Benatiya Andaloussi, Columbia University

  • Add "Clearing the Air: the Role of Technology Adoption in the Electricity Generation Sector" to Calendar

Clearing the Air: the Role of Technology Adoption in the Electricity Generation Sector
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Yaqin Liu, Georgia State University

  • Add "Non-Parametric Tests of the Tragedy of the Commons" to Calendar

Non-Parametric Tests of the Tragedy of the Commons
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Barbara Hutniczak, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

  • Add "Fishermen's location choice under spatio-temporal update of expectations" to Calendar

Fishermen's location choice under spatio-temporal update of expectations
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, February 11, 2019

Karen Macours, Paris School of Economics

  • Add "Education, Income and Mobility: Experimental Impacts of Childhood Exposure to Progresa after 20 Years (joint with Caridad Araujo)" to Calendar

Education, Income and Mobility: Experimental Impacts of Childhood Exposure to Progresa after 20 Years (joint with Caridad Araujo)
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

John Lynham, University of Hawai'i, Mānoa

  • Add "Protecting Endangered Species: Does a Zero Tolerance Policy Work?" to Calendar

Protecting Endangered Species: Does a Zero Tolerance Policy Work?
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Matthew Reimer, University of Anchorage, Alaska

  • Add "Mechanisms Matter for Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Marine Reserves" to Calendar

Mechanisms Matter for Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Marine Reserves
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Dominique van de Walle

  • Download "Nutrition, Religion, and Widowhood in Nigeria" Paper
  • Add "Nutrition, Religion, and Widowhood in Nigeria" to Calendar

Nutrition, Religion, and Widowhood in Nigeria
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Jennifer Armen, Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.

  • Add "The OSF Story, Including the Flagship Development and Commercialization of  Nonbrowning Arctic Apples" to Calendar

The OSF Story, Including the Flagship Development and Commercialization of Nonbrowning Arctic Apples
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, March 11, 2019

Fernando O. Mardones (DVM MPVM Ph.D.), Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago

  • Download "Challenges in Sustainable Aquaculture: The Case of the Chilean Salmon Industry" Paper
  • Add "Challenges in Sustainable Aquaculture: The Case of the Chilean Salmon Industry" to Calendar

Challenges in Sustainable Aquaculture: The Case of the Chilean Salmon Industry
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Joana Naritomi

  • Add "Job Displacement Insurance and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil (with François Gerard)" to Calendar

Job Displacement Insurance and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil (with François Gerard)
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Jon Einar Flatnes, The Ohio State University

  • Download "Improving the quality of index insurance with a satellite-based conditional audit contract" Paper
  • Add "Improving the quality of index insurance with a satellite-based conditional audit contract" to Calendar

Improving the quality of index insurance with a satellite-based conditional audit contract
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Joeri Smits, Yale University

  • Add "The Encouraging and Distortionary Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers" to Calendar

The Encouraging and Distortionary Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities

Guido Imbens, Stanford University

  • Download "Synthetic Difference In Differences" Paper
  • Add "Synthetic Difference In Differences" to Calendar

Synthetic Difference In Differences
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, April 11, 2019

Rachel Griffith, Institute for Fiscal Studies and University of Manchester

  • Download "The distributional and corrective implications of alcohol price policies" Paper
  • Add "The distributional and corrective implications of alcohol price policies" to Calendar

The distributional and corrective implications of alcohol price policies
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kelsey Jack

  • Add "Paying for power: Prepaid electricity and the spending patterns of the poor" to Calendar

Paying for power: Prepaid electricity and the spending patterns of the poor
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Chris Udry

  • Download "Assessing the Benefits of Long-Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor" Paper
  • Add "Assessing the Benefits of Long-Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor" to Calendar

Assessing the Benefits of Long-Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Namrata Kala

  • Add "Workhorses or White Elephants: The Impacts of Earned Autonomy on State-Owned Enterprises" to Calendar

Workhorses or White Elephants: The Impacts of Earned Autonomy on State-Owned Enterprises
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Ruixue Jia, University of California, San Diego

  • Add "Student Quality, College Selectivity and the Birth of Firms" to Calendar

Student Quality, College Selectivity and the Birth of Firms
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, May 13, 2019

Keith Knopf, Raley's

  • Add "Making a Difference" to Calendar

Making a Difference
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Robin Goldstein, University of California Agricultural Issues Center

  • Add "Veblen Attributes in the U.S. Retail Beer, Wine, and Restaurant Markets" to Calendar

Veblen Attributes in the U.S. Retail Beer, Wine, and Restaurant Markets
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Conference Room, 2102 Social Sciences and Humanities

Dean Yang, University of Michigan

  • Add "Information, Social Networks, and Immigrant Integration: A Randomized Experiment among New U.S. Immigrants from the Philippines" to Calendar

Information, Social Networks, and Immigrant Integration: A Randomized Experiment among New U.S. Immigrants from the Philippines
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, May 16, 2019


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Gautam Rao, Harvard University

  • Download "Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Increasing Sleep among the Urban Poor" Paper
  • Add "Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Increasing Sleep among the Urban Poor" to Calendar

Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Increasing Sleep among the Urban Poor
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Friday, May 24, 2019

Alex Aue, Thomas Lee, Frances Moore, Pierre Mérel, Debashis Paul, Bala Rajaratnam, Aaron Smith

  • Add "Bringing Statistical Methodology to Big Data Problems in Agricultural and Environmental Economics" to Calendar

Bringing Statistical Methodology to Big Data Problems in Agricultural and Environmental Economics
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University

  • Add "Estimating Production Functions Using Quantity Information and External Instruments" to Calendar

Estimating Production Functions Using Quantity Information and External Instruments
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jishnu Das, World Bank

  • Add "Human Capital Accumulation and Disasters: Evidence from the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005" to Calendar

Human Capital Accumulation and Disasters: Evidence from the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Salvatore Di Falco, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  • Add "Farmers to Entrepreneurs" to Calendar

Farmers to Entrepreneurs
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Jeremy West, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Add "Should home sellers be required to audit and disclose residential energy efficiency?" to Calendar

Should home sellers be required to audit and disclose residential energy efficiency?
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 3, 2019

Tor Tolhurst, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Model-Free Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar Wines" Paper
  • Add "Model-Free Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar Wines" to Calendar

Model-Free Detection of a Speculative Asset Bubble: Evidence from the World Market for Superstar Wines
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Daniel Putman, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Risk Preferences and Risk Pooling in Networks: Theory and Evidence from Community Detection in Ghana" Paper
  • Add "Risk Preferences and Risk Pooling in Networks: Theory and Evidence from Community Detection in Ghana" to Calendar

Risk Preferences and Risk Pooling in Networks: Theory and Evidence from Community Detection in Ghana
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Kevin Nakolan, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Hard NOx: Identifying Spillovers and Operational Inefficiencies Within the EPA NOx Budget Trading Program" Paper
  • Add "Hard NOx: Identifying Spillovers and Operational Inefficiencies Within the EPA NOx Budget Trading Program" to Calendar

Hard NOx: Identifying Spillovers and Operational Inefficiencies Within the EPA NOx Budget Trading Program
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Norbert Wilson, Tufts University

  • Download "Food Waste, Date Labels, and Risk Preferences: An Experimental Exploration" Paper
  • Add "Food Waste, Date Labels, and Risk Preferences: An Experimental Exploration" to Calendar

Food Waste, Date Labels, and Risk Preferences: An Experimental Exploration
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Andrew Hobbs, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Power When It Matters Most: Risk, Investment, and Insurance When Income Drives Bargaining Power" Paper
  • Add "Power When It Matters Most: Risk, Investment, and Insurance When Income Drives Bargaining Power" to Calendar

Power When It Matters Most: Risk, Investment, and Insurance When Income Drives Bargaining Power
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Ivan Rudik, Cornell University

  • Download "The social cost of leaded gasoline: Evidence from regulatory exemptions" Paper
  • Add "The social cost of leaded gasoline: Evidence from regulatory exemptions" to Calendar

The social cost of leaded gasoline: Evidence from regulatory exemptions
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Burak Kazaz, Syracuse University

  • Download "Analytics for Fine Wine: Realistic Prices" Paper
  • Add "Analytics for Fine Wine: Realistic Prices" to Calendar

Analytics for Fine Wine: Realistic Prices
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Judd Boomhower, University of California, San Diego

  • Add "Does the Environment Matter at the Ballot Box? Persuasive Effects of a New Externality from Fracking" to Calendar

Does the Environment Matter at the Ballot Box? Persuasive Effects of a New Externality from Fracking
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Elinor Benami, University of California, Davis

  • Add "The Producer Response to Eco-certification: Evidence from Coffee in the Brazilian Cerrado" to Calendar

The Producer Response to Eco-certification: Evidence from Coffee in the Brazilian Cerrado
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Shaun McRae, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

  • Add "Spatial competition and retail pricing in the newly-deregulated Mexican gasoline market" to Calendar

Spatial competition and retail pricing in the newly-deregulated Mexican gasoline market
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, October 31, 2019

Doris Läpple, National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Download "Agricultural Trade Liberalization, GHG Emissions and Irish Agriculture" Paper
  • Add "Agricultural Trade Liberalization, GHG Emissions and Irish Agriculture" to Calendar

Agricultural Trade Liberalization, GHG Emissions and Irish Agriculture
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Stefano Fiorin, University of California, San Diego

  • Download "Reporting Peers’ Wrongdoing: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Financial Incentives on Morally Controversial Behavior" Paper
  • Add "Reporting Peers’ Wrongdoing: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Financial Incentives on Morally Controversial Behavior" to Calendar

Reporting Peers’ Wrongdoing: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Financial Incentives on Morally Controversial Behavior
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Joshua Linn, University of Maryland

  • Add "Have US Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards Improved Social Welfare?" to Calendar

Have US Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards Improved Social Welfare?
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 7, 2019

Emmanuel Paroissien, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Early Exit from Business, Performance and Neighbors’ Influence: a Study of Farmers in France" Paper
  • Add "Early Exit from Business, Performance and Neighbors’ Influence: a Study of Farmers in France" to Calendar

Early Exit from Business, Performance and Neighbors’ Influence: a Study of Farmers in France
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University

  • Add "Attending Kindergarten Improves Cognitive but Not Socio-Emotional Development in India" to Calendar

Attending Kindergarten Improves Cognitive but Not Socio-Emotional Development in India
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Prabhu Pingali, Cornell University

  • Download "Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India" Paper
  • Add "Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India" to Calendar

Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Ashish Shenoy, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Got (Clean) Milk? Information and Incentives in the Indian Dairy Sector" Paper
  • Add "Got (Clean) Milk? Information and Incentives in the Indian Dairy Sector" to Calendar

Got (Clean) Milk? Information and Incentives in the Indian Dairy Sector
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Jennifer Alix-Garcia, Oregon State University

  • Download "Better to be indirect? Testing the accuracy and cost-savings of indirect surveys for poverty targeting" Paper
  • Add "Better to be indirect? Testing the accuracy and cost-savings of indirect surveys for poverty targeting" to Calendar

Better to be indirect? Testing the accuracy and cost-savings of indirect surveys for poverty targeting
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, November 21, 2019

Anubhab Gupta, University of California, Davis

  • Download "General Equilibrium Impacts in Imperfect Agricultural Markets: Evidence from the Tanzanian Cotton Industry" Paper
  • Add "General Equilibrium Impacts in Imperfect Agricultural Markets: Evidence from the Tanzanian Cotton Industry" to Calendar

General Equilibrium Impacts in Imperfect Agricultural Markets: Evidence from the Tanzanian Cotton Industry
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Monday, December 2, 2019

Jesus Arellano Gonzalez, University of California, Davis

  • Add "Irrigation, adaptation and climate change in Mexico: panel data evidence for rainfed and irrigated Maize" to Calendar

Irrigation, adaptation and climate change in Mexico: panel data evidence for rainfed and irrigated Maize
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University

  • Add "Do Parents Prefer Effective Schools? Evidence from External Validity and from an Experiment" to Calendar

Do Parents Prefer Effective Schools? Evidence from External Validity and from an Experiment
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Arthur van Benthem, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton

  • Download "Consumer Myopia in Vehicle Purchases: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Ken Gillingham and Sébastien Houde)" Paper
  • Add "Consumer Myopia in Vehicle Purchases: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Ken Gillingham and Sébastien Houde)" to Calendar

Consumer Myopia in Vehicle Purchases: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Ken Gillingham and Sébastien Houde)
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Xuemei Li, University of California, Davis

  • Download "Impacts of Electronic Benefit Transfer on the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program: Evidence from Oklahoma" Paper
  • Add "Impacts of Electronic Benefit Transfer on the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program: Evidence from Oklahoma" to Calendar

Impacts of Electronic Benefit Transfer on the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program: Evidence from Oklahoma
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM
ARE Library Conference Room, 4101 Social Sciences and Humanities


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