GHS 345 - Economics of Food/Agriculture

Description
A study of the economics methods used for food policy analysis. Students apply economics tools to major food and nutrition policy problems around the world, including food production and consumption behavior, social welfare changes, international trade, market failures, and government policies. Through a combination of lectures and seminars, students gain analytical methods and familiarity with data to explain and predict outcomes of the food economy, including trends in poverty, inequality, employment, and economic growth. Prerequisites: GHS*130. Distribution Requirements: QR, SB.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
18
Avg. Sections
1