WHAT DO WE DO?
The RMI Center for Wine Economics undertakes and facilitates research and education about the economics of the production and consumption of wine grapes and wine in California and around the world.
The Center for Wine Economics focuses on economic developments in the domestic and international markets for wine and their implications for competitiveness of the wine industry in California and the United States.
The Center emphasizes applied research but is engaged in teaching and outreach activities related to its theme of wine economics.
- Napa Earthquake and the Wine Industry
James T. Lapsley and Daniel A. Sumner. August 26, 2014
The August 24, 2014 Napa earthquake has garnered broad attention worldwide; potential effects on the wine industry and markets are particularly of interest.
NEW WORKING PAPERS
- Working Paper 1402
The Costs of Powdery Mildew Management in Grapes and the Value of Resistant Varieties: Evidence from California
Olena S. Sambucci, Julian M. Alston, and Kate B. Fuller
- Working Paper 1401
The Value of Powdery Mildew Resistance in Grapes: Evidence from California
Kate B. Fuller, Julian M. Alston, and Olena Sambucci
- Working Paper 1306
The Benefits from Certified Virus-Free Nursery Stock: A Case Study of Grapevine Leafroll-3 in the North Coast Region of California
Kate B. Fuller, Julian M. Alston, and Deborah A. Golino
- Working Paper 1305
Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on
U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent, and Joanna Parks
- Working Paper 1304
The External Health-Care Cost of Obesity in the United States
Joanna Parks, Julian M. Alston, and Abigail M. Okrent
More working papers