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.
Agricultural, Environmental, and Dev Economics
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.
This course will explore questions of how we can use welfare analyses to evaluate policy and inform public policy debates. It takes an applied approach to welfare economics and its application to issues of public policy. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor.
This course builds upon the applied econometric content in AEDE 6110 by introducing complementary practical methods of data analytics. Topics include data exploration and visualization, model selection and regularization for high dimensional data, supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods. Lectures and labs will feature discussion of technical concepts and computer applications. Prereq: 6110, or permission of instructor.
The purpose of this course is to examine how and why diversity affects interpersonal and intergroup interactions in organizations, to develop an understanding of what diversity means, and to explore contemporary organizational strategies for managing workplace diversity while working to better understand what we as individuals bring to the dynamic. GE diversity soc div in the US course.