Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
We offer two undergraduate major programs of study: 1) Agribusiness and Applied Economics, and 2) Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS). We also offer five undergraduate minor programs of study.
Undergraduate Programs
We offer two undergraduate major programs of study: 1) Agribusiness and Applied Economics, and 2) Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS). We also offer five undergraduate minor programs of study.
Our PhD program is globally recognized in the disciplinary areas of agricultural, environmental, development, and regional economics. Our MS program provides students with a strong grounding in microeconomic theory and quantitative analytical techniques.
Graduate Programs
Our PhD program is globally recognized in the disciplinary areas of agricultural, environmental, development, and regional economics. Our MS program provides students with a strong grounding in microeconomic theory and quantitative analytical techniques.
We have 20+ experts working in the fields of agricultural, environmental, development, and regional economics. Our faculty have won national teaching awards, are the editors of top journals, and have won millions of dollars in grant-funded research.
Faculty
We have 20+ experts working in the fields of agricultural, environmental, development, and regional economics. Our faculty have won national teaching awards, are the editors of top journals, and have won millions of dollars in grant-funded research.
The outreach efforts of our outstanding faculty reach thousands of Ohioans each year. Additionally, our faculty regularly contribute to projects that impact countless lives around the nation and globe.
Extension and Outreach
The outreach efforts of our outstanding faculty reach thousands of Ohioans each year. Additionally, our faculty regularly contribute to projects that impact countless lives around the nation and globe.

Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University.  The mission of AEDE is to generate knowledge and disseminate impartial information through the application of economic and business principles to the challenges of agriculture, the food system, the environment, and economic development.

Housed in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, AEDE currently has twenty two world-class faculty members and administers highly respected Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs. AEDE’s faculty provide world-class teaching, research and outreach in applied economics, with concentrations in the areas of agricultural economics and agribusiness, environmental and resource economics, international and development economics, and regional and urban economics.

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