& Resource Economics
University of Delaware
207 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19717
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.
Townsend (TNS) Hall 002
Tues-Thurs 12:30 - 1:45 PM
Tuesdays & Thursday 2:00AM –
(and by appointment)