Feb 29, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Agric, Life & Environ Sciences
Department Resource Econ Enviro Sociology
Typically Offered either term

Description
Economics of public policy for agriculture and food industries. Public choice principles and institutions. Farm and food policy in Canada and selected countries. Case studies on price and output policy; agricultural trade; food safety and quality; resource use and environmental sustainability; and/or rural change/restructuring. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 281, or ECON 365.