AREC 382 - Economics of Food Systems, Distribution and Supply Chains

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Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Application of economic concepts and introduction to issues in international food systems, distribution and farm-to-plate supply chains, including modern retailing and branding, competition, product innovation and food technology, vertical coordination and agri-food trade, governance, private assurance mechanisms and food policy. Selected case study applications and current topics are discussed. Prerequisite: ECON 101.