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

This course studies how factors such as poverty, population, technology, resources, trade and the environment affect humanity’s effort to develop. The roles of the public and private sectors are discussed as well as the process of policy formulation and implementation. Emphasizes the agricultural sector and its role in the process of economic development, especially in countries where problems of hunger, demographic pressure and poverty are pervasive.