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.


751-0014-00 VAgrarökonomie im World Food System2 hrs
Tue15:15-17:00CHN C 14 »
D. J. Wüpper
752-0150-00 AAgrarökonomie im World Food System1 hrsD. J. Wüpper

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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

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersD. J. Wüpper
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie Gesamtnote setzt sich zusammen aus der Leistung der Sessionsprüfung (75 %) sowie der selbständig zu bearbeitenden Aufgaben (25%).Diese Aufgaben sind ein obligatorisches Leistungselement. Ohne Absolvierung der Aufgaben wird für das Leistungselement die Note 1 erteilt (25% der Gesamtnote)..
Written aidsein nichtprogrammierbarer Taschenrechner
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupFood Science BSc (754000)

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Food Science BachelorBasic Courses II: Examination Block 2OInformation