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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.

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