The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) is very pleased to announce that two of its current doctoral students have been selected to serve at the White House for the 2016-17 academic year

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UC Berkeley's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is top-ranked worldwide for its outstanding contributions to questions in agriculture and resource policy, development economics, environmental and energy economics, and international trade.

Professor Alain de Janvry was invited to organize a panel at COP21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change

One of the biggest environmental scandals since the Deepwater Horizon disaster made its way to somewhere near the bottom of page 11 of most major newspapers. Volkswagen admitted to systematically cheating on emissions tests of its diesel vehicles. This might sound snoozy, until you read up on the details.