Development and Trade Economics

paddling produceThe Development and Trade Economics field is concerned with the application of modern economic theory to international problems of trade, growth, and development. Topics include: macroeconomic and microeconomic dimensions of development as well as the economics of growth, and the international flows of goods, services, and factors of production.

M.S. Courses

ApEc 5721. Economics of Science and Technology Policy. 3 cr.
ApEc 5731. Growth, Technology and Development. 3 cr.
ApEc 5751. Agricultural Trade and Trade Policy: Issues and Analysis. 3 cr.

Ph.D. Courses

ApEc 8701. International Economic Development, Growth, and Trade. 3 cr.
ApEc 8702. Economic and Trade Policy: Sectoral and Institutional Issues. 3 cr.
ApEc 8703. Microeconomic Analysis of Economic Development. 3 cr.

Students should expect to complete any two of these three courses, for at least 6 credits, in preparation for the Field Examination.


Ragui Assad
Marc Bellemare
William Gartner
Paul Glewwe
Jason Kerwin
Deborah Levison
Hamid Mohtadi
Philip Pardey
Terry Roe
C. Ford Runge
Pamela Smith
Chengyan Yue