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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Jing Qiu Associate Professor of Statistics

Dr. Qiu analyzes of high dimensional data, statistical modeling of genomics data, gene expression data and much more.

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  • UD’s Brandon McFadden and collaborators explored the changing trends of how dairy milk and plant-based beverage substitutes are consumed.

    Milk is trending

    November 13, 2020 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Americans are drinking less milk, but dairy consumption is at an all-time high. Make sense? It does when you break it down by type of dairy product.
  • Tough recruits

    November 12, 2020 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    The unyielding demand of farm work makes research recruitment a challenge. Many experimental economics studies take place online and by phone — both a hard sell.
  • Children's vulnerability to diasters

    November 10, 2020 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    UD’s Ahsanuzzaman examines impact of extreme climate events on children’s health, economic outlook
  • Spooky effects of COVID-19 on Halloween

    October 26, 2020 | Written by Andrea Boyle Tippett
    According to the researchers, would-be vampires, witches, superheroes and zombies aren’t even planning to eat Halloween candy in celebration or as solace.

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