This course analyzes self-employment patterns in the food, agricultural, and resource sectors and considers the role of entrepreneurship in forming and reshaping business and social enterprises in these sectors. Prereq: 2001 or Econ 2001.
Agricultural, Environmental, and Dev Economics
An introduction to project management concepts and techniques focusing on how to initiate, plan, manage, control, and close projects related to sustainability and applied economics.
Basic understanding of the global trends within agribusiness and applied economics, the diversity of career opportunities within the industry, planning for a career and opportunities for professional development.
An introductory survey course of issues shaping economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China, such as: population growth, agricultural development, industrialization, trade, structural adjustment, and environmental issues. Prereq: 2001 (200), or 2001H (200H), or Econ 2001 (200), or 2001H (200H). Not open for students with credit for 4536 (536), or 4538 (538), or 4539 (539), or IntStds 4536, (536), or 4538 (538), or 4539 (539). Cross-listed in IntStds.
Calculus-based benefit-cost analysis theory and methods and their application to projects pertaining to public infrastructure, agriculture, the environment, natural resources, and human health. Prereq: Math 1131 (131) or 1151 (151).
Microeconomic principles applied to allocation issues in the production, distribution, and consumption of food and natural resource use. Prereq: Honors standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 2001 (200), Econ 2001 (200), or 2001H (200H). GE soc sci human, nat, and econ resources course. SS Admis Cond course.
Application of advanced economic theory and methods to problems of international economic development. Continuation of AEDEcon 7421. Prereq: Econ 8712 (804). Not open to students with credit for 840.
Application of advanced economic theory and methods to problems of regional economic development. Continuation of AEDEcon 7410. Prereq: Econ 8712.
Preparation of research manuscripts in agricultural, environmental, and development economics. Prereq: PhD standing in AEDEcon, and permission of instructor. This course is graded S/U.
Critical discussion of current academic research in agricultural, environmental, and development economics. Prereq: Grad standing in AEDEcon. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.