ARE is pleased to share that Associate Professor Ngo (formerly Lee), recipient of the Linda and Tod White Teaching Prize, has been praised for her passion for economics, microeconomic theory and in particular, economic development.
The Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (ARE) at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications from qualified individuals to two positions, one open rank (OR: assistant, associate or full professor), the other a tenure-track Assistant Professor (NT). The successful applicant to the open rank position may occupy the recently endowed Rausser Chair of Agricultural Economics.
We are delighted that our former colleague, Guido Imbens (Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Department of Economics, 2002-2006) won the prize this year. We are also very happy that David Card (Department of Economics), who has been a good friend to this department, has also won.
Meredith Fowlie's research is featured in the September 21st, 2021 edition of Black Voice News (BVN), a "solutions-oriented, data-supported, justice seeking [publication] from Southern California’s Inland Empire." Read the article here.
ARE alumnus '19, Brown University Assistant Professor Matt Pecenco and co-authors have had their research published in the American Economic Review, Vol. 111, Issue 9. "Every year, millions of Americans experience the incarceration of a family member. Using 30 years of administrative data from Ohio and exploiting differing incarceration propensities of randomly assigned judges, this paper provides the first quasi-experimental estimates of the effects of parental and sibling incarceration in the United States."
Cooperative Extension (CE) Specialist Emeritus Luther T. (Tim) Wallace [Aug. 16, 1928 – May 14, 2021] was recruited by ARE in 1963 and became a CE Specialist Emeritus in October 1996. He spent 58 years total in Berkeley. Read more about Tim's illustrious life here.
Cal Fall semester has begun and instruction commenced Wednesday, August 25th. On Monday, August 23rd, ARE held its annual Orientation Day for its incoming cohort and an image of these new ARE graduate students was captured on the west portico steps of Giannini Hall.
ARE extends a warm welcome to Sheah, Ian, Kaleb, Michelle, Paula, Nicholas, Zachari, Suvy, Danial, Elena, and Takanao.
ARE alumna '17 and University of Chicago Harris Public Policy Assistant Professor Fiona Burlig is featured on the new Energy Policy Insitute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) podcast miniseries The Roadmap. Fiona discusses the line of research and ways policymakers could improve energy efficiency programs.
ARE alumni Tamma Carleton '18 and Jon Proctor '19 are part of a team based at UC Berkeley that have devised a machine learning system to tap the problem-solving potential of satellite imaging, using low-cost, easy-to-use technology that could bring access and analytical power to researchers and governments worldwide.