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2015-2016 University Catalog 
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AGEC 68200 - The Macroeconomics and Trade Environment of the Food System

Credit Hours: 3.00. Exposes students to the nature of linkages among agriculture, international markets, and the macro-economy, which are key to the fortunes of U.S. farmers and agribusiness. Exam theories and methods that allow students to establish or quantify these linkages and evaluate the consequences of alternative policies, demonstrating the usefulness of economic analysis as a tool. Also explores current policy issues facing the food and agribusiness industries, which might include farm legislation; environmental regulations; and food safety and nutrition labeling rules, among other policy topics. Prerequisite: EMBA Food Agr Business majors only. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall.