ECON 403

Agricultural Economics and Policy

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Economic theory and models applied to problems in agriculture and food production. Agricultural policy in international trade negotiations. Consequences of imperfect competition and rent seeking. Topics include green revolution, climate change, food security, and genetic engineering and the environment.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 403, ECON 485 (if taken in the same topic).

Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • ECON 313; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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