Alberta, home of the oil sands, adopts a carbon tax.
Are we riding the third wave of a rolling-debt crisis?
A video series featuring research on domestic poverty. Presented by the Center for Poverty Research, UC Davis
Economic Historian Katherine Eriksson joins UC Davis Economics Department.
Profs. Clark and Taylor win awards for their research
David Rapson's research covered in the San Diego Union-Tribune
Russ is serving as a Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers during 2015-16.
Lusher will study incentives for college achievement
Research by Oscar Jorda and Alan Taylor (from UC Davis) together with Moritz Schularick (U. of Bonn) cited in the latest issue of The Economist
Professor Giovanni Peri of the University of California, Davis, has shown that immigrants tend to complement – rather than compete against – the existing work force.
Professor Meissner's research on the link between trade openness to democracy featured by the White House.
Professor Clark discusses why he thinks the American Dream doesn't exist and shares his thoughts on promoting equality with Michael Krasney in FORUM at KQED
Atif Mian, Princeton professor and coauthor of the acclaimed book "House of Debt" delivered this years Sheffrin Lecture
Professor Gregory Clark's research with Neil Cummins cited in The Guardian (U.K.)
New research by Oscar Jorda (UC Davis), Moritz Schularick (U. of Bonn) and Alan Taylor (UC Davis) featured in The Economist
Professor Peter Lindert participated in a recent conference on Piketty's bestseller "Capital in the 21st Century." Watch the video of his remarks "Where Has Modern Equality Come From? Lucky vs. Smart Paths in Economic History"
The inaugural grants for Social Science Research awarded by the U.C. Davis Institute for Social Sciences include professors Ina Simonvoska and Shu Shen for two separate projects. Our congratulations to both of them for this achievement!
Greg Clark's recent research on social mobility dispels long held views on the American Dream. Mobility in the U.S. is no better than that in medieval England, Clark says.
New research by Òscar Jordà, Moritz Schularick and Alan Taylor (and quoted by Amir Sufi in the Financial Times) shows that today’s banks are not primarily involved in business lending. Instead, they make mortgages. From 1940 to 2010, the proportion of bank lending dedicated to mortgages across 17 advanced economies (including the Germany, the UK, and the US) rose from 30 per cent to 60 per cent.
Work by Oscar Jorda and Alan Taylor featured in the Financial Times.
Gregory Clark writes for Foreign Affairs on Immigration and Inequality
Graduates rank 19th in U.S. programs for quality-adjusted output, 5th among public universities
Greg Clark has been invited to deliver the plenary speech at the 27th Annual Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference
Benjamin Friedman reviews Greg Clark's book in the Atlantic Monthly
Assistant Professor Ina Simonovska has received a 2014–15 Hellman Fund Fellowship at UC Davis
“There’s a myth that in the 1950s, everyone was very loyal to companies and companies were very loyal to people,” said Ann Huff Stevens, a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis. “But we always had a contingent work force that could be laid off at any time. They were called women.”
The U.S. economy takes center stage next week when UC Davis presents two documentary films, each accompanied by a question-and-answer session, one with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and the other with a panel. Both programs are open to the public.
Greg Clark in two interviews and a presentation of his new book