ARE is very pleased to announce it's graduating class of 2021. In an academic year of pandemic challenge, the department is honored to be represented by this outstanding group of scholars who skillfully navigated a formidable job market. ARE wishes them the best as they each move onto the next stage of their careers. To read more about these doctoral recipients please go here.
Congratulations to graduating Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP) seniors Jerry Zhu, winner of the 2021 Department Citation Award and also co- winner of the Rausser College of Natural Resources Babcock Award in 2021, and Hila Etkin, winner of the 2021 EEP Major Citation award.
The research suggests that pricing agricultural groundwater use in Southern California leads to small changes in extraction but big changes in surplus. Water trading between urban and agricultural users can substantially mitigate the costs from water supply curtailments.
Hal Gordon is featured in an SFGate sports article this week. Hal is an ARE graduate student studying to be an environmental economist. He wants to know more about how much vegetarians reduce their carbon footprints, and how the food industry might make dietary alternatives more accessible for everyday consumers.