Industrial Organization of Agribusiness (AGEC4104)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit focuses on applications of economic theory and methods in agribusiness decision making. It provides advanced treatment of the industrial organisation of agribusiness firms. Case studies will be used to examine the economic complexities of global agribusiness systems. Extensive readings make up the central component of the unit.

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Classes

1x2-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment

1x2000 wd assignment (20%), 1x1000 wd review (10%), 1x15min presentation (5%), 1x1page evaluation of a peer (5%), and 1x2hr final exam (60%)

Textbooks

Collections of readings.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(AGEC2001 or AGEC2101) and (AGEC2003 or AGEC2103)

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