Agricultural & Natural Resource Policy (FREC 406)

Dr. Titus Awokuse

 

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Contact Information
Department of Food & Resource Economics
University of Delaware
207 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19717

Phone: 302-831-1323
Fax:     302-831-6243
Email: 
kuse@udel.edu

 

 

 

 

 

  This course will introduce students to various issues pertaining to U.S. agricultural and natural resource policy and emphasize the application of the fundamental economic tools needed for practical analysis.  The presentation approach will stress intuitive knowledge of how to apply political economy concepts and tools to real world problems and case studies.  Specific objectives of the course includes:

·    To introduce students to the role of government and other institutions in setting agricultural and natural resource policy.

·    To provide students with tools for analysis of effects of various programs on producers, consumers and taxpayers, especially contemporary issues and market failures.

·    To develop an intuitive understanding of the theoretical foundations of the economics of agricultural and natural resource policy analysis.

 

Location: Townsend (TNS) Hall 002  

Time: Tues-Thurs 12:30 - 1:45 PM

Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursday  2:00AM – 3:30AM                                                             (and by appointment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: Feb.  2011.