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Agroecosystems, Economic Development, and the Environment (AEM 660)


2 Presentations. Examines selected topics in agricultural and economic development, technology assessment, ecosystem management and the environment, with a focus on developing countries. Topics include production, poverty, and environmental tradeoffs; sustainable technology development; trade and environment linkages; economics of conservation and development; and alternative methodologies for analyzing these interactions. Readings emphasize the economic literature, but also draw from the biophysical sciences, ecosystem management, and the broader social sciences.


Dr. David Lee
Applied Economics & Management
Cornell University, United States
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