2021 ARE Assistant Professor, and current postdoc at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Katherine Wagner, writes about three features of natural disaster insurance markets that complicate needed policy reform.
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.
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 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!