Two Agricultural and Resource Economics graduate students have been selected to serve at the White House for the 2016-17 academic year. Allyson Barnett and Stephen Harrell will be representing ARE in Washington, D.C. starting August 2016, for a 12-month period. Their work and research will directly support the United States Office of the President.
ARE doctoral student and Rhodes Scholar Tamma Carleton published a research article to The European Physical Journal Special Topics on the impact of climate change on violent conflicts and social instability.
ARE professor David Zilberman published a post on the Berkeley Blog on the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
May has arrived and days are getting longer and warmer. This is good news for baseball fans, barbecue enthusiasts, and grid operators concerned about integrating unprecedented levels of solar energy onto the California grid.
The University of California Center Sacramento (UCCS) advances the University’s mission of teaching, research and public service with an integrated program to train future state leaders, to address challenging public-policy issues confronted by the nation and state, and to carry out the University’s mandate to assist state government.
Dean Gilless awards Professor Elisabeth (Betty) Sadoulet the CNR 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award at the Commencement Ceremony, on May 15, 2016 at the Greek Theater.*photo courtesy of M. Auffhammer
Of the GOP front runners, only Marco Rubio has an energy or climate plan on his website.
Fowlie notes that "carbon pricing is the essential catalyst for coordinating today's most cost-effective abatement and supporting tomorrow's most promising abatement options."
Your quinoa habit really did help Peru's poor. But there's trouble ahead.
Ph.D. Candidate Obie Porteous’ paper on the costs of agricultural trade in sub-Saharan Africa was selected as the best graduate student paper of the 2016 West Coast Trade Workshop.
ARE Chair Dave Sunding contributes to the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources Winter 2016 edition of BREAKTHROUGHS, The WATER Issue-Working to preserve our world's most precious resource
We are saddened to note the death of Professor Yair Mundlak, one of our department’s most distinguished graduates and one of the leaders of the field of agricultural economics. He completed his M.S.
Over the period 1993 to 2006, Mexico engaged in a massive land reform program, giving individual land certificates to 3.5 million households cultivating 52% of the country’s agricultural land.
The share of agricultural workers who migrate within the United States has fallen by approximately 60% since the late 1990s.
Congratulations to UC Berkeley/ARE faculty and alumni who were recognized for their achievements in research at the 2015 AAEA Awards & Fellows Recognition Ceremony, San Francisco, CA, July, 2015. For a complete list of awards, please see the
Fally Appointed NBER Faculty Research FellowProfessor Thibault Fally has been appointed Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), in the International Trade and Investment group (ITI). Find more information on ITI’s members, research agenda and recent working papers.
Professor Meredith Fowlie has been appointed to the Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy. The Class of 1935 Chair was established at UC Berkeley to foster basic research in the field of energy, with emphasis on the production of energy from renewable resources.
James Sallee to join ARE facultyWe are very pleased to announce that James Sallee will be joining our department as an assistant professor of environmental and resource economics.