Resource Economics 107 - Hunger in a Global Economy

Debi Prasad Mohapatra

TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM

UMass Amherst
Holdsworth Hall room 203
Explores the causes of hunger (chronic undernutrition) from an economic perspective. Focus on how population growth and economic development are increasing demand for food and on the prospects for food production to supply those needs at affordable prices, while sustaining the environment. Discussion in the context of the global economy in which increased trade links even the poorest urban and rural residents in developing countries to market forces. (Gen.Ed. SB, G)

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