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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).

Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics

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Ian Sheldon, AEDE's Andersons Professor of International Trade, recently spoke to the communications team in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences regarding how international trade impacts global food security. “We, as food trade economists, believe that open international trade helps global food security, not hurt it,” said Sheldon.
Sarah Peterson, an undergraduate student in AEDE's Agribusiness and Applied Economics program, writes about her summer in Washington D.C. where she interned for the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. The department requires that all undergraduate students complete an internship as part of their studies.
During the second session of Spring 2015 (March 4th to April 27th), AEDE will offer its Agribusiness and Applied Economics undergrad students a new course focused on advanced finance in the agricultural world. The course, “AED Economics 4193: Advanced Finance for Agribusinesses and Cooperatives,” will be taught Dr. Ani Katchova.