752-0150-00L  Agricultural Economics in the World Food System - Food Sciences

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersD. J. Wüpper
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Food Science Bachelor.

AbstractThis course aims to deepen students' understanding of the foundations of agricultural economics and presents empirical applications. The main research areas covered are the analysis of markets, policies, and farmers' decision making.
ObjectiveAfter the successful completion of the course, students are able to use economic concepts to analyse research questions and practical problems in the area of agricultural and food economics.
Contentusing case studies from Europe and developing countries, various concepts are taught. The main topics are i) producer decisions, agribusiness, policies, markets, agricultural systems in developing countries
Lecture notesteaching materials are provided during the semester