Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Aaron Smith is the DeLoach Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis, where he has been since 2001. Originally from New Zealand, he earned his PhD in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. His research addresses policy, trading, and price dynamics in agricultural, energy, and financial markets. Recent project topics include estimating the effects of ethanol production on agricultural and energy markets, evaluating building energy efficiency policies, and the effects of cropland agriculture on water pollution. His research has been published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Econometrics, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and other academic journals. He is the cluster lead for socioeconomics and ethics in the AI Institute for the Food System (AIFS) and a co-director of the Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research (CeDAR).
- Electricity Markets
- Electricity Demand
- Carbon Markets