Introduction to current economic issues facing and similarities and differences in Middle Eastern countries' growth, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, imports, exports, foreign debt and exchange rate policy. Prereq: 2001 (200) or Econ 2001 (200). Not open to students with credit for 437 or 4537 (537), or Econ 4537 (537), or IntStds 437 or 4537 (537). Cross-listed in Econ and IntStds.
Agricultural, Environmental, and Dev Economics
Study of the growth and diversification of developing economies and the causes of poverty and inequality. Analyze the impacts of human capital formation, markets, and public policy on development. Prereq: 2001 (200) or Econ 2001 (200). Not open to students with credit for 435 or 535, or IntStds 4535 (535) or 435, or PubAfrs 4535. Cross-listed in IntStds and PubAfrs.
Examination of the causes of and solutions for food insecurity. Global and local factors that affect access to food are also considered. Prereq: 2001 (200) or Econ 2001 (200), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 434 or 532, or IntStds 4532 or 434. Cross-listed in IntStds.
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) or Econ 2001 (200). Not open to students with credit for 565 or IntStds 4320 (565). Cross-listed in IntStds.
This introductory course in environmental and natural resource economics provides an economic perspective to analyze contemporary issues in environmental protection and natural resource management. Prereq: 2001 or Econ 2001.
Planning, conducting, and reporting a special problem in agricultural economics. Prereq: CPHR 2.50 or above, and permission of instructor. Not open to students with 6 cr hrs in 4193 or 693.01-693.08. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Experiential learning and managerial economics applied to strategic management in agribusiness. Formulate managerial strategies in a competitive environment constrained by the firm's products, internal resources, market segments, and supply chains. Prereq: 3101 (401), 3103 (403), and 4001 (500), and a second writing course. Not open to students with credit for 601.
Understanding of economic tools and concepts for analyzing public policies important to the food industry, agriculture and natural resources. Prereq: 2001 or 2001H or Econ 2001 or 2001H; and AEDEcon 3000. Prereq or concur: 4001 or Econ 4001.02.
Students will be introduced to and gain experience with quantitative statistical models and related methods and their application to agricultural, environmental and development economics and agribusiness. Prereq: 2005 or AnimSci 2260 or ComLdr 3537 or HCS 2260 or Stat 1430 or 1450; and AEDEcon 2001 or 2001H or Econ 2001 or 2001H; and AEDEcon 3000. Prereq or concur: AEDEcon 4001 or Econ 4001.02.
Application of economic theory and methods to agribusiness decision making. Prereq: 3000, and 2001 or 2001H or Econ 2001 or 2001H.