RDEV20030 Applied Economic Analysis

Academic Year 2021/2022

This stage 2 module is designed to equip students with the tools and skills necessary to analyse the operation of the agri-food economy in a national and global context. Students will gain insights into the structure and driving forces of food markets; develop their capacity to analyse producer, consumer and market behaviour as it applies to the sector and assess the implications of agricultural, trade and environmental policy for the agri-food sector and the wider economy.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module students should be able to: 1. Analyse the structure and performance of agri-food markets 2. Apply the tools of economic analysis to model producer and consumer behaviour in relation to agri-food markets. 3. Identify and evaluate the impacts of agricultural, trade and environmental policy on agri-food markets and the wider economy.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

36

Specified Learning Activities

24

Autonomous Student Learning

50

Total

110

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The approach to teaching and learning is based on lectures, active learning, tutorials and self-study exercises. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Equivalents:
Applied Economic Analysis (AERD20010), Appl Econ Analysis (Tfr) (RDEV20150)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Quizzes and exercises. Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

40

Examination: Final Term Exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

60


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Solutions to assessments will be discussed interactively in class after the assessment.

“Economics”, 4th edition (2017), N.G. Mankiw and M.P. Taylor, Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA, Andover, UK
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 Thurs 15:00 - 16:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 Tues 16:00 - 17:50
Spring