Agricultural Economic Development: Theory and Policy


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0018 SEMESTER 9th
COURSE TITLE Agricultural Economic Development (Theory and Policy)
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures 4 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/program/ECO0018.shtml
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After having completed this course the student is expected to be familiar and able to comprehend:

  • Basic principles of economic development and agricultural development in specific.
  • Theories related to economic and agricultural development subjects.

Application and results with indices, research, measurement, programming and implementation of the agricultural development.

General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. Basic concepts of economic development
  2. Theories about the stages of economic development
  3. Purposes, forms of economic development
  4. Factors of economic growth
  5. Agriculture and agricultural economic development
  6. Aims and objectives of agricultural development
  7. Theories and stages of agricultural development
  8. Factors of agricultural development
  9. Measuring agricultural development
  10. Contribution of agriculture to agricultural development
  11. Technology and agricultural development
  12. Agricultural development policy
  13. Planning for agricultural development.

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Online lectures via Microsoft Teams
IT USE
  • Powerpoint, videos
  • e-class
  • Microsoft Teams

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 0
Written assignment 15
Independent study 71
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
Χ. Ζιωγάνας «Γεωργική Οικονομική Ανάπτυξη», Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2003