2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GHS 345 - Economics of Food and Agriculture


Credits: 4
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.

Prerequisite: GHS 130 

Distribution Requirements: QR, SB.