Dec 19, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019

AREC 382 - Economics of Food Systems, Distribution and Supply Chains


★ 3 (fi 6) (second term, 3-0-0) Application of economic concepts and introduction to issues in international food systems, distribution and farm-to-plate supply chains, including modern retailing and branding, competition, product innovation and food technology, vertical coordination and agri-food trade, governance, private assurance mechanisms and food policy. Selected case study applications and current topics are discussed. Prerequisite: ECON 101.