Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Sep 29, 2020  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 6600 - Agroecosystems, Economic Development, and the Environment

Spring. 3-4 credits, variable.

Graduate standing. Open to graduate students outside economics. Additional sec TBA for economics majors.

D. R. Lee.

Examines selected topics in agricultural and economic development, technology assessment, ecosystem management and the environment, with a focus on developing countries. Topics include production, poverty, and environmental trade-offs; sustainable technology development; trade and environment linkages; economics of conservation and development; and alternative methodologies for analyzing these interactions. Readings emphasize the economic literature, but also draw from the biophysical sciences, ecosystem management, and the broader social sciences.

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