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  Economics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Economics is said to be normative when it recommends one choice over another, or when a subjective value judgement is made.
Economics, which focuses on measurable variables, is broadly divided into two main branches: microeconomics, which deals with individual agents, such as households and businesses, and macroeconomics, which considers the economy as a whole, in which case it considers aggregate supply and demand for money, capital and commodities.
An outgrowth of neo-classical economics is rational expectations, which differs from neo-classical economics in that it does not see a micro-economic foundation for macro-economic behavior, and it emphasizes the strategies of rational economic actors in creating macro-effects.
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 Environmental & Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The student in Resource Economics is trained primarily in the science of economics and its use in problem solving.
Economic, technical, cultural, social, and political factors that influence food supplies, nutrition resource use, employment, and income distribution in the developing countries; the population explosion; strategies for expanding food supplies; social and institutional constraints, strategies and policies for economic development.
Economic and institutional perspectives affecting human use of land resources; discussion of land ownership patterns and uses; land rent, location, and resource use; institutional constraints; partial ownership policies; and local planning for more efficient use of land.
www.dred.unh.edu /EREC.htm   (1540 words)

 Resource Economics
The work of a resource economist can include valuing resources for which there are no directly observable markets, such as clean rivers, or helping policy makers assess the benefits and costs of a proposed project.
Some values of a resource, such as aesthetics and wildlife habitat, may not be as directly observable or as easily measured as other resource values, but they are nevertheless real and economically important.
We have performed sophisticated economic impact analyses of government regulations and programs related to water, wastewater, stormwater, agriculture and community development, many of which were mandated by federal and state authorities.
www.hazenandsawyer.com /services/services_re.htm   (429 words)

 Marine Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This journal is devoted to publishing creative and scholarly economic analyses of a range of issues related to natural resource use in the global marine environment.
The journal seeks to be a pluralistic forum for researchers and policy makers, and to maintain a broad scope, welcoming contributions from outside the economics discipline and encouraging challenges to conventional paradigms and perspectives.
Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI, 02881, USA (401) 874-2471.
www.uri.edu /cels/enre/mre/mre.htm   (191 words)

 Resource Economics
Some of the most powerful and interesting applications of economic principles are found in agriculture and the management of natural resources.
The way in which the economy, agriculture and natural resources impact one another is at the heart of Resource Economics.
An optional concentration in Environmental Economics is available for those who wish to focus on the ways natural resources can be managed to minimize conflicts between economic growth and environmental quality.
ag.udel.edu /frec/undergrad/resourceEconomics.htm   (552 words)

 Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Resource economics efforts focus on enhancing assessments and other products created by the U.S. Geological Survey by including an economic component that couches the results of USGS research in economic terms.
USGS Resource Economics Bulletins / USGS Resource Economics Circulars
Included are reports and extensive interpretation on the results of resource studies, and of topographic, hydrologic, and geologic investigations.
energy.er.usgs.gov /economics.htm   (579 words)

 Resource economics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The field of resource economics includes the study of environmental economics, agricultural production and marketing, bioeconomics, community economic development, resource utilization, and environmental policy.
It has evolved as the idea of "natural resources" and "human resources" were challenged by the ideas of "natural capital" and "human capital" and is now hard to characterize as a separate field of its own.
 This economics or finance-related article is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Resource_economics   (108 words)

 Read about Resource economics at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Resource economics and learn about Resource ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The field of resource economics includes the study of
bioeconomics, community economic development, resource utilization, and environmental policy.
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 Economics Graduate Schools, Graduate Program Economics, Masters Economics, Ph.D. Economics
Economics is an integral element in national and global decision-making from healthcare management to environmental issues.
The foundation of economics is specifically categorized under two major subheadings: Microeconomics (focuses on specific or localized aspects of the economy), and Macroeconomics (focuses on general features and processes of a national economy).
Graduate level Economics degrees are acquired through an M.A., M.S. or Ph.D. Nine traditional fields of economics include: comparative economic systems, econometrics, economic development, environmental and natural resource economics, economic thought, international trade and finance, labor, monetary theory and financial institutions, and public finance.
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For example, conventional classic economic concepts of “growth” are now totally irrelevant to human well-being and prosperity: witness growing pollution and stress.
Also speakers are available for discussions and lectures on the Resource Economics Proposition and how it may safely and most advantageously be introduced into national economies.
The World consumes resources at a rate of many times more in a day than can be replaced by the natural environment in a year.
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 CSC - Major Resource Kit - Economics
In broad terms, economics is the study of mankind's efforts to obtain the goods and services required for survival, for reasonable comfort and, when possible, for affluence.
Business administration shares with the discipline of economics some of the same conceptual concerns, but its focus is on the business firm and its well-being.
Economics is a social science focusing on the economic well-being of society.
www.udel.edu /CSC/econ.html   (496 words)

 Doctorate Degree in Natural Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Program in Natural Resource Economics is part of the Division of Resource Management, an interdisciplinary academic unit.
Division faculty members combine expertise in agricultural and environmental education, agricultural, natural resource, and environmental economics, agribusiness, rural, regional, and international development, and land use policy.
The Division of Resource Management offers MS degrees in Agricultural and Resource Economics, Agriculture and Environmental Education, and the PhD in Natural Resource Economics.
www.caf.wvu.edu /college/majors/grad/phd_nre.html   (491 words)

 Non-USGS Resource Economics Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Attanasi, E. and Scheunemeyer, J., H. Some aspects of resource uncertainty and their economic consequences in assessment of the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Natural Resources Research vol.
Attanasi, E. and Schuenemeyer, J. Economics and Resource Uncertainty, The Case of the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Proceedings of the 1999 Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium March 20-23, 1999, Dallas, Tx, p.
Schuenemeyer, J. and Attanasi, E. Resource uncertainty and petroleum assessment in frontier areas, in American Statistical Association 1999; Proceedings of the Section of Government Statistics and Section on Social Statistics of the American Statistical Association.
energy.er.usgs.gov /economics_outside_pubs.htm   (1643 words)

 EDIRC: Agricultural Economics
Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, Provoznê ekonomická fakulta (Faculty of Economics)
Debreceni Egyetem (University of Debrecen), Debrecen, Agrárgazdasági és Vidékfejlesztési Kar (Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Dewvelopment)
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte (Latvian University of Agriculture), Jelgava, Ekonomikas Fakultāte (Faculty of Economics)
edirc.repec.org /agecon.html   (3818 words)

This is a course in the practice of environmental economics research.
The list begins by considering the relationship between economic policy analysis, the bio-physical properties of natural and environmental resources, and valuation.
Economic theory is used to identify valuation objectives and derive valuation methods.
www.msu.edu /course/aec/991h   (607 words)

 Environmental and Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The primary concern of Environmental and Resource Economics (ERE) is the application of economic theory and methods to environmental issues and problems that require detailed analysis in order to improve management strategies.
Environmental and Resource Economics will also accept papers with an interdisciplinary approach, where this helps to improve knowledge of the real world complexities present, provided that the analysis retains links to or components of economic thinking.
The Journal is required reading for economists, economic geographers and other academics, professionals and official with a working interest in environmental matters.
www.environmental-center.com /magazine/kluwer/eare   (413 words)

 Internet Links for Economics, the Environment, and Sustainability   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Economic Education Website: The purpose of the Economic Education Website is to provide support for economic education in all forms and at all levels.
Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies: This is a PDF file, and you will need Adobe Acrobat to read it.
Economic Assessment of the Ecosystem: A part of the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project, produced by the University of California and the California Resources Agency.
www.humboldt.edu /~envecon/resources.html   (9551 words)

 Agricultural & Resource Economics | Resource Management | WVU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
West Virginia's economy is based on natural resources, such as coal and timber, processing of raw materials, manufacturing, energy, and tourism and recreation.
The latter is growing rapidly and also utilizes the states resources: its forests, streams, hills, and historic sites.
The research of the ARE faculty deals with conflicts that often arise when the same resources serve different purposes, and tries to find ways to enhance economic development, while preserving natural resources and amenities and protecting the environment.
www.caf.wvu.edu /resm/are   (103 words)

 Graduate School of Agricultural and Resource Economics - UNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Graduate School of Agricultural and Resource Economics (GSARE) was established in 1999 to oversee the postgraduate program and to provide a School for research and consultancy work being undertaken in agricultural and resource economics.
The Graduate School has 20 academic staff with disciplinary interests in agricultural, resource and development economics, bioeconomics, econometrics and quantitative techniques.
Much of the emphasis in these programs has been on development economics however, recently, the Graduate School has expanded its research interests to provide more emphasis on bioeconomics, productivity analysis and more traditional agricultural and resource economics areas.
www.une.edu.au /febl/GSARE   (606 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Measurements of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods (Rff Press) by A.
Economics might be defined as the study of how society allocates scarce resources.
When you read resource economic books the first problem you face is that the auther uses his or her own special experiance and builds the entire book based on this experiance, however Doctor Conrad uses plenty of real time cases to elastrate and point out his different objectives.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521649749?v=glance   (674 words)

 AERE - Association of Environmental and Resource Economists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Founded in 1979, the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) was established as a means of exchanging ideas, stimulating research, and promoting graduate training in resource and environmental economics.
It draws from traditional economics, agricultural economics, forestry, and natural resource schools.
Environmental Economics Blog, launched on June 21, 2005, by John Whitehead and Tim Haab.
www.aere.org   (167 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Resource Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Resource Economics is a text for students with a background in calculus, intermediate microeconomics, and a familiarity with the spreadsheet software Excel.
These problems help make concepts operational, develop economic intuition, and serve as a bridge to the study of real-world problems of resource management.
Through these examples and additional exercises at the end of Chapters 1 to 8, students can make dynamic models operational, develop their economic intuition, and learn how to set up spreadsheets for the simulation of optimization of resource and environmental systems.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521649749   (462 words)

 Resource Economics: Julie A. Caswell
My particular interest is in the economics of food quality, especially the quality attributes of safety and nutrition.
I am also interested in the economics of certification, traceability, and labeling for process attributes such as organic production and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
I have taught graduate courses in the economics of food safety and competition policy in Italy, Poland, Brazil, and Spain.
www.umass.edu /resec/faculty/caswell   (1305 words)

 Resource Economics
In the 2002-04 Graduating Senior Survey of 50 departments or units (with 20 or more survey responses), Resource Economics was ranked 5th in teaching quality, 2nd for concerned about students' progress, and 3rd for accessibility of faculty.
Sheila Mammen is leading a study on the well-being of families in Franklin County, part of a 16-state USDA study to gauge the impact of welfare reform on rural families.
On March 11, 2004 he presented a seminar in the Center for Public Policy/Resource Economics series titled “Pollution Taxes in a Second-Best World” in which he laid out some of the distortions caused by imposing taxes on pollution (actually on material like coal that cause pollution) and on giving away or selling pollution permits.
www.umass.edu /resec   (728 words)

 Resource Economics Graduate Schools, Graduate Program Resource Economics, Masters Resource Economics, Ph.D.
Agricultural economics applies economic principles to the problems and issues in agriculture and related industries.
Those studying agricultural economics are likely to deal with issues of supply and demand, allocation and utilization of natural resources, population, and capital, as well as policy issues related to these topics, and the ramifications internationally for trade and other issues.
Agricultural economics combines skills and knowledge from a variety of other related fields including: agricultural education, agricultural engineering, agricultural sciences, agronomy, botany, economics, economic development, ecology, environmental management, horticulture, natural resource management, plant pathology, and plant physiology.
www.gradschools.com /listings/menus/ag_econ_menu.html   (192 words)

 Welcome to the Department of Food & Resource Economics
The Department of Food and Resource Economics is a unique blend of diverse undergraduate and graduate programs.
With five undergraduate majors and four graduate programs, the department is well positioned to provide students with a variety of educational, professional and supportive experiences.
Our 16-member faculty includes those with expertise in statistics, economics, marketing, policy and education, and each faculty member works closely with our department's students in roles such as course instructor, academic advisor, research supervisor, and mentor.
ag.udel.edu /frec   (336 words)

 Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University
Greg joined the AREc Department in 1985 and over the past 20 years has served the department in a number of important administrative roles including undergraduate coordinator, graduate coordinator, Acting Department Head, and member of the policy and planning committee.
Tjodie joined the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department in 1990.
When Tjodie joined AREC in 1990 she was assigned to work with the Head Undergraduate Advisor and as Advising Assistant keeping the student records updated.
arec.oregonstate.edu   (381 words)

 DAFRE - Department of Agriculture, Food & Resource Economics
Backgrounds, Employment and Opinions of Alumni of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics Cook College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey May 1990—January 2005
The Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (DAFRE) was created in 1914.
Support society's agricultural, agribusiness, food, environmental and natural resource needs for economic analysis through an integrated program of teaching, research and outreach activities designed to improve the quality of public and private decisions.
www.dafre.rutgers.edu   (142 words)

 NAREA.org - Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association
The purpose of the Review is to foster and disseminate professional thought and literature relating to the economics of agriculture, natural resources, and community development.
In addition to normal refereed articles, it also publishes invited papers presented at the annual meetings of the NAREA as well as abstracts of selected papers presented at those meetings.
Membership in the NAREA is open to all persons having an interest in agricultural and resource economics.
www.narea.org /journal.htm   (154 words)

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