Faculty
Lisa House
Term(s):
Fall, Spring
College
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Major
Food and Resource Economics

The study of the business and economic situations of the food and agriculture sector around the world. The course will focus on the historical development, the current situation and the future outlook of the food and agriculture sector. Further information: The course will cover the European Union, Russia and the Former Soviet Union, MERCOSUR (trading region in South America), East Asia, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa, and India regions. The course will focus briefly on the historical development, the current situation, and the future outlook of the food and agriculture sector before delving more deeply into the economic and trade environment surrounding agricultural policy. As economies become more integrated globally, the success of the food and agriculture sector will rest upon comparative advantage. To accurately assess comparative advantage, it is necessary to have a broad understanding of the global food and agriculture sector. In that light, faculty who bring a wealth of experience from each region will team teach this course. This course meets the general education criteria for international and social sciences. Specific objectives related to these areas are shown in the course objectives.