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A top 20 U.S. city. A top 20 U.S. university. A top ranked university department. Learn more about why you should study at AEDE.
The AEDE PhD program is globally recognized as a leader in the disciplinary areas of agricultural, environmental, and development economics. We also offer an MS program and several dual Masters degree options.
We offer two undergraduate degrees: Agribusiness and Applied Economics and a joint major with the School of Environment and Natural Resources in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS).

Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics


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Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is one of the largest and most interconnected colleges at one of the biggest universities in the U.S. Despite its scope, CFAES also provides students the advantages of a small-college experience: small classes, interaction with faculty, substantial student support, undergraduate research, and study abroad and service projects.
As growers consider their options under the new provisions of the 2014 farm bill, several AEDE economists will discuss what the changes mean for farmers during this year’s Farm Science Review at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio. Matthew Roberts, Carl Zulauf and Barry Ward will participate in the discussion with Jim Mintert from Purdue University.
SUSTAINS (Students Understanding Sustainability and Taking Action to Improve Nature and Society) is targeted at undergraduates studying or interested in the environment and focuses on helping students to explore and engage with sustainability topics. The community was developed through a partnership between Ohio State University Housing, AEDE, SENR, and CFAES.