We mourn the loss of our colleague and our good friend, Peter Berck. Not only was he an outstanding economist and a compassionate friend and colleague, he was a wonderful mentor to generations of students and made major contributions to the public.
Tampa Bay Times' Pulitzer Prize winning media project Politifact interviews ARE Professor Brian Wright regarding Trump's $12 billion aid package to farmers after China tariffs.
ARE/ESPM Professor J. Keith Gilless featured in San Francisco Chronicle article regarding the Clear Lake wildfire, now reported as the largest fire in California's history.
ARE/ESPM Professor J. Keith Gilless discusess big wildfires with hosts of KCBS radio.
ARE/ESPM Professor Keith Gilless featured in news piece from Capital Public Radio.
ARE alum Patrick Baylis '16 is one in a team of researchers from UC Berkeley and Stanford University involved in recent study which finds that suicide rates might rise because of climate change.
ARE Professor Larry Karp featured in the food and dining site EATER.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer authored this blog post on energy services, and whether future energy distribution is better done via a large behemoth distribution utility or a large number of small local providers like the community choice aggregators.
ARE/ESPM Professor J. Keith Gilless in San Francisco Chronicle article regarding California's wildfires.
Environmental and natural resource economist Joseph Shapiro will join the ARE faculty beginning in the summer of 2018. Joe completed his Ph.D. at MIT in 2013 and has quickly established himself as an intellectual leader in the field of environmental and resource economics. For the past five years, he has been an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Yale University.
In this blog post, ARE Associate Professor Meredith Fowlie discusses a recently published paper where economists provide the first evidence that short-term exposure to air pollution affects the work performance and cognitive ability of professional baseball umpires.
Ellen has expertise in agricultural economics, resource economics and policy analysis. Please join us in welcoming Ellen to ARE.
There is a massive wave of technology that is sweeping over the food and farming landscape of the world–a virtual tsunami.
Dan Hammer, ARE PhD '18, featured in San Jose Mercury News report
ARE Professor David Zilberman has authored a blog post relating to the Agrifood Supply Chain Conference cohosted by CNR"s International and Executive Programs and Solaridad.
ARE Professor David Zilberman featured in article in Grist Magazine.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer has authored an Energy Insitute at Haas blog post on free trade and tariffs as they relate to energy resources.
The Wine Country fires of 2017 have put immense pressure on state and local officials to prepare for this Summer and Fall.
ARE is saddened to announce that Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus George Goldman passed away June 11th, 2018.
California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced yesterday that he has appointed Meredith Fowlie to the Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee, which serves the California Environmental Protection Agency.