Jay Sayre
Job Market Paper:
Farm to Firm: Clustering and Returns to Scale in Agricultural Value Chains
Fields of research:
  • International Trade
  • Agricultural & Resource Economics
  • Economic Geography and Spatial Economics
Publications / Working Papers:
Education:
  • Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, 2022 (Expected)
  • B.S. Economics and Mathematics, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2016
Honors and Awards:
  • John L. Simpson Graduate Student Research Fellowship in International & Area Studies, 2021
    Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics Mini-Grant (with Thibault Fally), 2021 and 2017
    Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, 2021
    JPMCC International Commodities Symposium Best Paper Award, Commodity Trade Matters, 2019
    J-PAL Crime and Violence Initiative Exploratory Grant, 2019
    Data Science for the 21st Century (DS421) NSF Fellowship & Traineeship, 2017-2019

Teaching:
  • Graduate Student Instructor -- Economics/EEP C181 (International Trade, Undergraduate) -- UC Berkeley, Spring 2020 and Spring 2021 -- Andrés Rodríguez-Clare
  • Graduate Student Instructor -- Economics/EEP C181 (International Trade, Undergraduate) -- UC Berkeley, Fall & Spring 2018 and Fall 2020 -- Thibault Fally
  • Graduate Student Instructor -- Public Policy 275 (Spatial Data and Analysis, Masters) -- UC Berkeley, Fall 2019 -- Solomon Hsiang
  • Reader -- Economics S-10ab (Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Undergraduate) -- Harvard University, Summer 2014 -- Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, John List, Bruce Watson
References:
  • Thibault Fally
    Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: fally@berkeley.edu
    Phone: (720) 237-6158

    Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
    Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: marcog@berkeley.edu
    Phone: (510) 642-3345

    Andrés Rodríguez-Clare
    Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: andres@econ.berkeley.edu
    Phone: (814) 404-0556

Contact Information:

Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
Giannini Hall 222
Berkeley, California 94720-3310
Email: jsayre@berkeley.edu
Phone: (720) 224-1465

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
auffhammer@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-5472

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
sberto@berkeley.edu

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
lazo@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-642-3345

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