Berckonomics (Bonding over Economics, Resources, Coffee and Kindness) will be the highlight at an AAEA (virtual) session scheduled August 10, 2020 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM (CDT). The session has been organized by ARE Professor Sofia Villas-Boas and ARE Alumnus ( '17) Andrew Stevens will lead the discussion.
"Joint Oligopsony‐Oligopoly Power in Food Processing Industries: Application to the US Broiler Industry" examines settings in which food processors jointly exercise oligopsony power over farmers in the upstream market and oligopoly power over consumers in the downstream market.
"Subsidy Policies and Insurance Demand" studies the impact of subsidy policies on weather insurance take-up.
A paper was recently published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics by ARE Professor Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Joshua Berning, and three ARE Alumni: Kristin Kiesel ('09), Hayley Chouinard ('02), and Jill McCluskey ('98) titled "Consumer and Strategic Firm Response to Nutrition Shelf Labels." The paper features experimental evidence on nutrition claims.
Obama-era standards are dead. Who pulled the trigger?
ARE students have been interviewed across several media outlets relating to recent research on the effectiveness of policies intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19, research recently highlighted on this department website. Read the June 9th, 2020 article.
A 2009 paper by ARE Professor Sofia Villas-Boas and coauthors was recently recognized as a finalist for the 2020 Long Term Impact Award given by the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science.
Current ARE graduates Sébastien Annan-Phan, Hannah Druckenmiller, Luna Yue Huang, Andrew Hultgren, Peiley Lau, Jaecheol Lee, and ARE alumnus '17 Kenny Bell, along with leading author and ARE affiliated faculty member Professor Solomon Hsiang have just published in Nature magazine.
ARE congratulates Carmen on this much deserved recognition!
A new report explores the effect on California's agricultural industries, food security, and the environment. Included in the report, an article by ARE Professor Michael Anderson addresses vehicle traffic (and associated pollution) in California.
ARE graduate students Kate Pennington and Carly Trachtman win award from UC Berkeley's Graduate Council’s Advisory Committee for GSI Affairs and the Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center. Congratulations Carly and Kate!
ARE is very pleased to announce Leila Safavi as winner of the 2020 Sidney Hoos Award for best 2nd year paper.
Congratulations to newly elected AAEA President Khanna!
"Cooperative Extension Specialists: Incubating Climate Change Solutions".
ARE honors 2020 graduates with a virtual ceremony.
ARE Professors of the Graduate School Elisabeth Sadoulet and Alain de Janvry address how agriculture-based countries can use agriculture for development.
A new working paper by ARE Associate Professor Joe Shapiro shows that, in most countries, trade policies are biased in favor of industries that produce more CO2 per dollar of output.
In the recent pulbication of the ARE UPDATE, Cooperative Extension Specialist Ellen Bruno and co-authors address public response and policies stemming from the spread of COVID-19 and the interruption to food availability.
The AAEA has named ARE 2019 graduate Jon Proctor the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.
ARE Associate Professor Merdith Fowlie addresses the recent EPA decision that it is not “appropriate and necessary” for the government to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from power plants.