ECON 7660

ECON 7660

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Focuses on models of individual, household, firm/farm, and market behavior in low- and middle-income developing economies. Topics include agricultural land, labor, and financial institutions; technology adoption; food security and nutrition; risk management; intra-household analysis; reciprocity networks; and product/factor markets analysis. Emphasizes empirical research.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: completion of first-year Ph.D. course sequence in AEM or ECON or permission of instructor.

Outcomes
  • Students will master the specification, estimation and interpretation of models of individual, household, firm/farm, and market behavior in low-income communities, especially related to agriculture.
  • Students will develop an aptitude for writing insightful, constructive reviews of current working papers.
  • Students will develop the capacity to write an original, journal article length manuscript for publication in the area of development economics.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: AEM 7620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17624ECON 7660  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Dillon, B