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Department of Agricultural Economics
(Kansas State University)

Обновлено: 29-03-2011
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Тип организации
Центры, Профессиональные ассоциации и союзы
Цели и задачи
The Department of Agricultural Economics has a rich tradition of services to agriculture and related fields, dating back more than 80 years. Throughout this period, the Department has developed a reputation of excellence in all three functions of its land-grant mission, teaching, research, and extension outreach. Today, the Department maintains large and diverse programs in undergraduate instruction, graduate instruction, research and extension outreach.
DEPARTMENT HEAD Dan Bernardo, Professor

342 Waters Hall

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66506-4011

Phone: 785.532.6702

Fax: 785.532.6925

E-mail: agecon@agecon.ksu.edu

Исследовательские проекты
Research being conducted in the department varies is scope and area. Nationally-recognized Department faculty specialize in and conduct research in the following areas.

  • Agribusiness:

    Solving industry problems related to financial analysis, market development, risk management, consumer demand, food product quality, food safety, personnel management, production management, environmental issues, policy and others.

  • Community and Regional Economics:

    Addressing particular issues of concern for rural communities including public finance, economic development, health and education, resource utilization, local governance, and public services.

  • Natural Resources/Environmental Economics:

    Addressing critical resource issues including water quality and utilization, land use, waste management, and public policy.

  • International Development, Sustainability, and Trade:

    Working with developing countries to enhance agricultural productivity, develop markets, build transportation infrastructure, increase efficiency, adopt technology, and assist in education and training. Investigating international markets, market opportunities and developments, food product regulations, and impacts of trade policy on domestic and international consumers, producers, and industry.

  • Price Analysis and Marketing:

    Analyzing agricultural price determinants, price forecasts, market demand, risk management, marketing contracts and alliances, vertical coordination and integration, market structure and competitiveness, marketing strategies, and policy.

  • Production Economics, Farm Management, and Finance:

    Developing management techniques to increase profitability including financial leverage, capital investment, technology adoption, land valuation, information utilization, efficiency, and agricultural policy.

  • Policy:

    Analyzing current policy from development through implementation as well as increasing understanding of various issues, alternatives, and consequences of agricultural policy in assistance, trade, conservation, and other government programming

  • Consumer Economics:

    Analyzing changing retail markets, solving issues related to consumer services, ecologically beneficial consumption, economic security, entrepreneurship, social and consumer policies.

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Julie A. Bunn
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Tesfa G. Gebremedhin, Ralph J. Christy
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