International Agricultural Trade & Marketing (FREC 410)

Dr. Titus Awokuse







  FREC 406

  FREC 410


   Notes & Assignments

   Weekly Schedule

    FREC 810

   FREC/STAT 608

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Contact Information
Department of Applied  Economics and Statistics
University of Delaware
207 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19717

Phone: 302-831-1323
Fax:      302-831-6243








Powerpoint Class Notes

  1. Introduction and overview of agricultural trade
  2. Ricardian Model of Comparative Advantage
  3. Heckscher-Ohlin Model of Factor Proportions
  4. Trade Data Analysis and Empirical Testing of Theories
  5. Imperfect Competition and Trade
  6. Multi-lateral Trade Agreements
  7. Agricultural Trade Policy I: Tariffs & Non-Tariff restrictions
  8. Agricultural Trade Policy II: Subsidies & Govt Programs
  9. Trade Policy in Developing Economies / MNE - FDI
  10. Domestic Macroeconomic Policies and Agricultural Trade
  11. Trade and Economic Growth/Development

  Note to Students:

The appropriate powerpoint notes would be posted in advance of the                scheduled class lecture dates. So check this webpage on a regular basis.              Without exceptions,  all course assignments are due on the dates indicated           below.  The instructor will notify students in class about any necessary                 changes to the scheduled due dates for assignments and tests. 

Course Assignments and Due dates (Tentative):

  • Term Paper Guide (Paper Due: Monday, Dec. 3, 2012)

  • IN-CLASS Group Project Presentations (Wed. 11/ 28 - Mon. 12/3, 2012)
  •  Test # 3 (in class): Wed. Dec. 5, 2012