EE 390: Economics of Agricultural and Rural Development

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE210 or EE211 (or EE213) and EE212 (or EE214)

Forms and interactions of agricultural and rural development from the end of World War II until now. Factors affecting dynamics, including effects from macroeconomic, agricultural, and social welfare policies, as well as political philosophy. The role of the market and global trade, the potential and limitations of communities and the formation of economic groups. The relationship between agriculture, rural areas, the environment, and alternative development.