The John Kenneth Galbraith (JKG) Forum and Award is presented annually by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) to a distinguished professional for continuing Galbraith's tradition of outstanding research and major social contr
ARE professor David Zilberman authored a post for the Berkeley Blog on behavioral economics.
ARE associate professor Meredith Fowlie authored a post for the Energy Institute at Haas blog on linked carbon markets as a potential method to move towards global climate change mitigation.
ARE professor David Zilberman authored a post for the Berkeley Blog on agricultural biotechnology and GMO adoption by the public.
ARE associate professor Meredith Fowlie is highlighted in this Sacramento Bee article on her recent Energy Institute at Haas essay on the carbon market and policies that compete with cap-and-trade.
ARE professor Max Auffhammer published a new post to the Energy Institute at Haas blog on the North American plan to generate 50 percent of electricity from "clean" sources by 2025.
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.