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Fall 2024
Jun 16, 2024
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AGEC 41000 - Agricultural Policy
Credit Hours: 3.00. Economic analysis of U.S. food and agricultural policy; current and past farm legislation; international trade; agricultural policies in selected countries; domestic and foreign food assistance; structural change; agricultural research policy; macroeconomic linkages with the agricultural sector; and emerging environmental policy issues, land and water use.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agricultural Economics

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the role of government interventions in the farm and food system. Methods of Evaluation: Quizzes, Participation in weekly discussions. 2. Apply economic principles to the analysis of government interventions. Methods of Evaluation: Quizzes, Participation in weekly discussions. 3. Delineate between economic and values-based arguments in assessment of policies. Methods of Evaluation: Quizzes, Participation in weekly discussions. 4. Understand the breadth, complexity and importance of 'Agricultural Policy'. Quizzes, Participation in weekly discussions.


Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level AGEC 22000 Minimum Grade of D- and (Undergraduate level AGEC 21700 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ECON 25200 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ECON E1040 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ECON E2020 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ECON 21000 Minimum Grade of D-)

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