• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
    Specialist
  • Course subject International and Developmental Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course is designed for students who would like to address three broad questions in agricultural/resource economics and related policy issues:

 (1) What are the underlying causes and drivers of the key security (food, water, energy, etc.) challenges at a global and national level?

(2) What scope is there for public policy (short and long term) to address these challenges?

(3) What can and should be done to support efficiency and equitable approaches to these challenges?

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial assignments 15 %
Essay 35 %
Final examination 50 %

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Workload

3 contact hours per week

Prescribed Texts

There is no single text and readings are drawn from a number of texts, professional papers and other sources. A package of required readings can be purchased during the first week of lectures. Additional material will be held in the library reserve.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7895 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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