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Department of Applied Economics

Welcome to the Department of Applied Economics

 

For prospective Undergraduate Students and Family Members

 

For prospective Graduate Students

 

For Alumni and Interested Donors

The Department of Applied Economics offers teaching, research, and outreach programs in four broad areas: environmental and resource economics; food systems; growth, development and trade; and public sector economics.


Department of Applied Economics Group Photo with
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler - April 18, 2014ApEc Dept. 4.18.14 Photo with Pres. Kaler.jpg


 

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We divide our research and extension programs into four broad categories:

Environmental and Resource Economics

Managing natural resources and safeguarding environmental quality

Food Systems

Production, distribution and consumption of safe, affordable food

Growth, Development and Trade

Applying economics to improve international development and trade policies

Public Sector Economics

Understanding the economic impact of government choices
 

Click on one of these categories to access additional information.

News

Graduate Students in the Job Market

Photo Gallery of 7.26.14 ApEc AAEA Alumni Reception

Photo Gallery of 5.6.14 Ruttan Lecture with Maurício Antônio Lopes  

Photo Gallery of 4.11.14 ApEc Outstanding Alumni Award  

Photo Gallery of 3.27.14 ApEc Grad Club International Dinner  

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Events

Department Seminars