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Food Economics I: Consumer Behavior

The goal of this course is to analyze the consumer side of food markers & related policy using tools of microeconomic analysis. In the first half of the course theoretical tools are developed, starting from individual choice & moving up to market demand. In the second part of the course, the focus shifts to applications of consumer economic theory in the food system, & how policies can alter consumer behavior.

Course #
FOOD-GE 2007
Units
3
Term
Spring
Department