Conducting and reporting research with Distinction. Students are expected to present at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forum. Prereq: CPHR 3.0 overall, and GPA 3.0 or above in major, and permission of project supervisor. Not open to students with credit for 683H. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Agricultural, Environmental, and Dev Economics
Understand the role of energy in the economy and the environment. Explore the economics of clean, renewable energy, and understand the different policies for pollution control. Prereq: 2001 (200), Econ 2001.01, 2001.02, or 2001.03 (200). Not open to students with credit for 565 or IntStds 4320 (565). Cross-listed in IntStds 4320.
Designed for SUSTAINS Learning Community students to explore their interests within sustainability, learn about opportunities to be involved in campus and local community sustainability efforts, and connect with campus partners and faculty working and researching in the field. Students must be a part of the SUSTAINS Learning Community in order to take this seminar. Prereq: Must be in the SUSTAINS Learning Community. This course is graded S/U. Cross-listed in ENR.
This course provides students with an overview and an understanding of the theory guiding production economics as applied to agricultural problems and of the empirical methodologies used to study agricultural production problems. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
Expands on basic sales principles with additional emphasis on required skills to establish long term customer-client relationships in today's business context. Prereq: 3121.
This class will cover cutting edge topics and econometric methods in the development economics literature, examining new methods around IVs, popular machine learning techniques, and non-classical measurement error. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
This course covers the key theories and empirical evidence surrounding investments in human capital. Topics include labor markets, nutrition and health, schooling and education, migration, population and fertility, and intra-household allocation. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
The course will focus on the theory of renewable resource economics, the seminal papers in the field, and will include contemporary issues and advanced topics such as spatial-dynamic problems and coupled human-natural systems. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
This course will provide students with theoretical foundations that are relevant to settings both within and outside the subfield of agricultural economics, practice in contemporary methods of empirical analysis, and exposure to both current topics of interest in agricultural economics. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
This course is designed to introduce you to advanced applied econometric techniques essential for PhD level applied research. We will focus on the applied econometrics, reading, writing and problem-solving skills necessary for you to begin to do your own research. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.