University of California, Riverside

School of Public Policy


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News from the School of Public Policy

Water Economics and Policy Professor Named 2015 AAEA Fellow

February 23, 2015

Ariel Dinar, professor of environmental economics and policy at the UCR School of Public Policy, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the organization’s most prestigious honor.

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Anil Deolalikar

Founding Dean’s Message

“Public policy as a discipline pertains to almost everything we do on this campus, which is why this is such an exciting program for so many people at UCR.”


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SPP in the Headlines

Econom ist Wants New Public-Policy School in California to Apply Global Solutions Locally
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 8, 2013.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

School of Public Policy
Anil B. Deolalikar
Founding Dean
Professor of Economics

4133 CHASS Interdisciplinary South
Tel: (951) 827-5564

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