Study of the actors, intrinsic issues and support systems that are essential to make agribusiness, commodity and food supply chains effective. Prereq: 2001 or Econ 2001.
Agricultural, Environmental, and Dev Economics
Solutions to problems in agribusiness and applied economics. Prereq: 2001 or Econ 2001, and Math 1130.
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.
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).
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.
Introduces students to core concepts of sustainability in economics and the quantitative methods necessary to understand and evaluate sustainable development. Prereq: 4310.
Individual research for doctoral dissertation. Prereq: PhD candidate in AEDEcon. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.