Agricultural Economics (Field 9)

EE494 Food Economics and Policy

3 (3-0-6) 

Prerequisites: EE311

Concepts and frameworks of understanding the food system in developing countries and the world. Food market and food supply chain. Consumer behavior in food market. Food industrialization. Modern and local food system. Food in development policy and targets e.g. food access, food security, nutrition program, etc. Impacts of public policies or climate change on food security. Current issues on food policy e.g. food safety, organic market, GMOs, etc.