Agricultural and Resource Policy (AGEC3102)


This unit covers the theoretical framework for economic analysis of policy interventions (welfare economics and public choice theory). Emphasis is put on building the skills needed to analyze the incidence of economic policy and on the design of policies under asymmetric information. An understanding of the institutional structure of agricultural and resource policy in Australia is promoted through the direct contact with policy makers, public agencies and lobbying groups. N.B. Available to 3rd year students in the Faculty of Economics and Business

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Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x2.5hr exam (70%) and 3x600 wd problem sets (30%)


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Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(AGEC2001 or AGEC 2101 or AREC2002) and (AGEC2003 or AGEC2103 or AREC2001)



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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.