Course responsible:Eystein Ystad
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Nominal workload:125 hours
Teaching and exam period:This course starts in the January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in the January block.
About this course
- The evolution of the Norwegian Agricultural Policy System
- Policy goals and key features of the Norwegian agricultural policy
- Economic rent, Supply and demand shifters, Pricing of inputs
- Location and mobility of agricultural resources and inputs
- Agricultural policy, climate change and food security.
- Describe and analyze consequences for Norwegain agriculture of possible changes in the industry's operating environment, including changes in national agricultural policies and/or international relations and markets.
- Gain a better understanding of how changes in technology, national policies, international agreements, national and international markets may alter a business sector's operating environment.
- Lectures, class discussions and individual literature studies.
- ECN110 Microeconomics I - How to Think Like an Economist
- Final written in-class examination (3,5 hours) accounts for 100% of the grade.
- External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
- Participation in at least 2/3 of lectures and class discussions. Approved exercise is valid until the next time the course is given and at the re-examination.
- In total nine days of lectures and discussions. 3-4 hours per day.
- Letter grades
- Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).