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Graduate
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.
Undergraduate
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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While cropland values in Ohio increased in each of the past three years, several factors, including continued low interest rates, low debt-to-asset ratios and lower profit margins, are likely going to make for a relatively flat land market in 2015, recently said Barry Ward an AEDE economist.

To help provide guidance and understanding of the financial and legal issues surrounding farmland leasing, Ohio State University Extension’s Agricultural and Resource Law program and Production Business Management program, which is overseen by AEDE's Barry Ward, will discuss the topic during a...

The August 2014 water crisis in Toledo, Ohio, impacted Ohioans’ views of Lake Erie algae problems by increasing the attribution of blame of algae growth on crop and animal agriculture, as well as increasing the levels of reported fear and concern among citizens, said Brian Roe, an AEDE economist...