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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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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    April 02, 2021 | Written by Brandon McFadden and Trey Malone for The Conversation
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    February 15, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    Alumna Zhaoshu Zhang analyzes first-line clinical data for global biopharmaceutical company.
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    February 01, 2021 | Written by Allison Fortner of The Moultrie Observer
    Hemp is a promising new industry for profitability, but growers of this newly legal crop will face a mix of public opinions. Researchers across multiple universities are researching these challenges.

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