AREC 415 - International Agricultural Trade

  • 3 credits

Agricultural trade patterns and institutions; trade theory with applications to agriculture. Current issues in agricultural trade.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.

This course can be applied towards:


AREC 310 (Agricultural Marketing); ECON 204 (Principles of Macroeconomics).

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • International Economics (2012)
    Feenstra, Robert C. and Taylor, Alan M.
  • International Trade (2011)
    Feenstra, Robert C. and Taylor, Alan M.

Additional Readings: Supplemental readings from business and economic periodicals, Internet websites, and government agencies will augment our understanding of key economic concepts. These readings will be assigned during the semester and distributed electronically.


Amanda Countryman

(970) 491-3299 |

Dr. Countryman's research has involved investigating economic implications of international trade policy using econometric and Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling. She also focuses on global economic and poverty implications of developing country trade liberalization within the World Trade Organization, as well as collaborating on research studies examining the production of transboundary animal disease outbreaks in livestock sectors.