AREC 415 - International Agricultural Trade

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

Prerequisite

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

Textbooks and Materials

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

Optional

  • 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.

Instructors

Amanda Countryman

(970) 491-3299 | amanda.countryman@colostate.edu

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.

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