The Agricultural and Applied Economics Department offers teaching, research, and outreach programs in six broad areas: agribusiness management, environmental and natural resource economics, financial planning, food and health economics, international development and trade, and rural and regional development.
Tools for business decision making.
Evaluation of the economic impact of environmental and resource problems and policies.
Process of creating a strategy for the future, which involves identifying goals, monitoring expenses and saving or investing money.
The economics of food, nutrition, and health choices with implications for policy design and effectiveness.
Applying economics to improve international development and trade policies.
Factors and policies affecting economic prospects, poverty, and inequality in rural areas and across regions.
Kurt Stephenson, Undergraduate Director
Contact Undergraduate Coordinator
Frenda Wall 540-231-6846
George Davis, Graduate Director
Contact Graduate Coordinator
Ashley Clark 540-231-0913