Hunger In Globl Econ

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Resource Economics

Course Number: 
121
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
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)
Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
22978

Course Sections

Hunger In Globl Econ
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Christopher Burns

M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM