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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

Departments of instruction,   pp. 203-223 PDF (5.6 MB)


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AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
  126. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. I; 3 cr. Theories of
foreign trade; foreign exchange; history and analysis of agricultural exports
and im-
ports; governmental aids and restrictions to trade. Prerequisite: Economics
la. Mr.
Schaars.
  127. COOPERATION. I, II; 3 cr. Analysis of marketing organizations, methods
and
theory underlying producer and consumer cooperative enterprises. Consideration
of
economic, legal and social aspects of cooperation. Prerequisite: A course
in marketing,
junior standing, or consent of instructor. Mr. Bakken.
  128. MARKETING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. I; 3 cr. Principles and practices
of
agricultural marketing; market prices and costs; case studies. Prerequisite:
Econ. la.
Mr. Schaars.
  129. COOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS. I; 2 cr. Consideration of the business
structure of cooperative associations; problems involving organization, membership
relations, financing, trade and sales practices, and administrative policies.
Prerequisite:
Agr. Econ. 127 or consent of instructor. Mr. Hobson, Mr. Froker.
  152. FARMER MOVEMENTS. I; 3 cr. History of farmers' efforts to improve
their
status through organizations designed to control markets and influence legislation.
Pre-
requisite: Econ. la or consent of instructor. Mr. Hobson.
  155. PRICES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. II; 3 cr. An analysis and interpretation
of the factors affecting the prices of agricultural products, together with
a study of
price movements, trends, cycles and minor fluctuations. Prerequisite: Agr.
Econ. I
or Econ. lb. Mr. Mortenson.
  162. AGRICULTURAL POLICIES. II; 2 cr. An analysis of governmental aids
to agri-
culture in the United States and abroad. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Mr.
Hobson.
  179. URBAN LAND ECONOMICS. II; 3 cr. Urbanization, location of industries
and
cities, urban land utilization, position of the city in our economy. Prerequisite:
Agr.
Econ. 117 or consent of instructor. Mr. Wehrwein.
  180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent
of
instructor. Staff.
  200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of
in-
structor. Cooperation and marketing, Mr. Hobson, Mr. Bakken, Mr. Froker,
Mr.
Schaars. Farm surveys and financial accounts in relation to farm management,
Mr.
McNall, Mr. Mitchell. Organized farmer movements, Mr. Hobson. Taxation and
farm
credit, Mr. Parsons. Land economics and land problems, Mr. Wehrwein, Mr.
Salter.
Crop and livestock estimating and agricultural data, Mr. Anderson, Mr. Ebling.
Agri-
cultural prices and statistics, Mr. Mortenson. International trade and agricultural
policies, Mr. Hobson, Mr. Schaars.
  221 TLAND TNCnME. II: 3 cr. Economics of land utilization, theories of
rent. Drin-
ciples of land evaluation and taxation. Mr. Wehrwein.
226. SEMINARY: LAND PROBLEMS. Yr; 2 cr. Land tenure and utilization in the
principal countries. Prerequisite: Econ. 117, 229, or concurrent registration.
Mr. Wehr-
wein, Mr. Salter.
228. SEMINARY: THEORY OF MARKETS AND MARKETING. I; 2 cr. A study of the
historical development of markets; of modern market institutions such as
auctions,
clearing houses, exchanges, and boards of trade. Offered 194243 and alternate
years.
Mr. Bakken.
229. SEMINARY: ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS. II; 3 cr. The field of agri-
cultural economics with respect to its origin and the main issues. Mr. Parsons.
255. SEMINARY: PRICE ANALYSIS. II; 3 cr. The application of statistical and
other
methods involved in analyzing agricultural prices and related problems. Prerequisite:
Economics 130 or consent of instructor. Offered 1943-44 and alternate years.
Mr.
Mortenson.
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