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What is the Future of Agricultural Economics Departments and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association?

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The downward trends in Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) membership and faculty numbers nationwide have many departments wondering about the future of agricultural economics. The author examines trends in undergraduate and graduate enrollment, as well as trends in extension and experiment-station funding, to suggest what the prospects are for future survival and growth. Although there exist challenges like shrinking faculty numbers, agricultural economics programs still have a strong undergraduate element and address important research issues. Consequently, agricultural economics should remain viable for many years to come. Copyright 2010, Oxford University Press.

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  • Gregory M. Perry, 2010. "What is the Future of Agricultural Economics Departments and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association?," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 32(1), pages 117-134.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:apecpp:v:32:y:2010:i:1:p:117-134
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    1. Espey, Molly & Boys, Kathryn A., 2012. "Filling The Gap: Exploring Internal Challenges And Opportunities To Successful Student Recruitment In Applied Economics Departments," 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama 119816, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    2. Detre, Joshua D. & Gunderson, Michael A. & Oliver Peake, Whitney & Dooley, Frank J., 2011. "Academic Perspectives on Agribusiness: An International Survey," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), vol. 14(5).
    3. Detre, Joshua D. & Gunderson, Michael A., 2012. "Doing More with Less in a Rapidly Changing Discipline– Smaller Agribusiness Faculties Teaching More Students," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), vol. 15(A).

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