UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

J. Edward Taylor

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Agricultural and Resource Economics
2107 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis

Fields of Interest

Economic Development, Population and Resources, Labor Economics, Economywide Modeling and Applied Microeconomics

Recent Courses

ARE 106: Econometric Theory and Applications
ARE 150: Agricultural Labor
ARE 202B: Applied Microeconomics I: Consumer and Producer Behavior
ARE 215A: Microdevelopment Theory and Methods I


Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1984
University of California, Berkeley

M.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1982
University of California, Berkeley

B.S., Economics, 1979
University of California, Riverside

Short video on UCD-WFP study, “Economic Impacts of Kenya’s Homegrown School Feeding Program

Listen to Ed on the Office Hour Podcast: The economic impact of refugees and research on farm labor

Check out Ed's new book (with Diane Charlton), The Farm Labor Problem: A Global Perspective (Amsterdam: Elsevier Academic Press) and new UCD farm labor website, https://farmlabor.ucdavis.edu

Learn about local economy-wide impact evaluation at http://beyondexperiments.org and Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation Oxford UP website

Ed explains local economy-wide impact evaluation (LEWIE) of social cash transfer programs in Africa (UN FAO)

Check out www.rebeltext.org, the alternative to big expensive textbooks

Click here for ARE 150 Materials

Contact Us

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

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