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New Age, New Learners, New Skills: What Skills Do Agribusiness Graduates Need to Succeed in the Knowledge Economy?

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  • Noel, Jay
  • Qenani, Eivis
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    Article provided by International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA) in its journal International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:ifaamr:156423

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    Keywords: graduate skills; creativity; critical thinking; Choice Experiments; Hierarchical Bayesian; Institutional and Behavioral Economics; Labor and Human Capital; Productivity Analysis; Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession;

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