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Quantitative methods for agricultural and environmental policy 814


 
Module code LEK 814
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Quantitative models for agricultural and environmental policy. This module will introduce students to applications of discrete choice and linear regression models to agricultural and environmental economics. These include demand systems, production functions and treatment effects/impact assessment models. The second part of the class will focus on mathematical programming and numerical methods including but not limited to multisector models, Input-output and programming models and social accounting matrices for consistent production planning, growth, income distribution and trade policy analysis. Computable general equilibrium models.

Module credits 15.00
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Semester 1

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