WELCOME TO APPLIED ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Applied Economics and Statistics is concerned with agribusiness management, food marketing, the economics of environmental and resource management, and statistics.

Applied Economics courses are designed to provide a thorough background in the principles of organization and management of agribusiness firms, and includes study of financing agricultural business firms, marketing and international trade of agricultural products, price analysis, environmental economics, economics of land use, and agricultural and environmental policies.

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Major in environmental and resource economics: youtube.com/watch?v=j8uvW7ULgQQ

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Kelly Davidson Assistant Professor of Applied Economics

Dr. Davidson uses behavioral and experimental economics to evaluate food and agricultural policy.

Latest News

  • Spread by the invasive Asian citrus psyllid insect, citrus greening costs U.S. growers $975 million annually.

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    May 07, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Spread by the invasive Asian citrus psyllid insect, citrus greening costs U.S. growers $975 million annually.
  • Celebrate a Virtual Ag Day 2021

    April 16, 2021 | Written by Christy Mannering
    The 2021 Ag Day theme is "One World, One Health" and will highlight college-wide research pertaining to this concept. One Health is a research perspective that considers the health of animals, humans and the environment as a single, integrated whole.
  • CBD, marijuana and hemp: What is the difference?

    April 02, 2021 | Written by Brandon McFadden and Trey Malone for The Conversation
    Hemp, marijuana and CBD are all related, but they differ in significant ways. Here’s what you need to know about their legality, effects and potential health benefits.
  • Shifting food norms

    March 24, 2021 | Written by Lauren Bradford
    Consumer behaviors and attitudes toward grocery shopping, public gatherings and the safety and stability of our food systems have all shifted in unpredictable but lasting ways during the pandemic.

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