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Cornell University    
  Feb 25, 2018
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 6050 - Agricultural Finance and Development

Spring. 1.5 credits. S/U grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: AEM 2240  or AEM 4050  or equivalent. Enrollment limited to: Graduate students with an interest in finance and development.

C. G. Turvey.

This course is a seminar course dedicated to understanding the role of agricultural finance in developed and developing economies. Weekly instruction will include lectures on key issues as needed and discussion of scholarly research. Topics may include, but are not limited to the role of credit in agricultural productivity, financial inclusion and rural transformation, the role of microcredit in agricultural development, agricultural credit policies, risk and credit.

Outcome 1: Interpret the role of financial services in to agricultural production and related businesses.

Outcome 2: Explain the role of inclusive finance in agricultural development.

Outcome 3: Explain the relationship between business and financial risks and risk balancing.

Outcome 4: Interpret methods of investigation into the access and use of financial services in agricultural development.

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