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Meet Prof. Jessica Cao [Video]

Jessica Cao is an assistant professor in our Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics who studies individual decision-making behaviour.

The 2016 Debate for the Menger-Walras Trophy was held on April 5, 2016

Debate Proposition: “Economics is the science which studies human behaviour as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses” 

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FARE Institute

Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy

The Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy is housed within the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, OAC, University of Guelph. The Institute is also part of the larger Food Institute at the University of Guelph.

The mission of the institute is to provide independent, credible, and timely policy analysis with respect to socially significant food and agricultural issues.

Find a collection of working papers, white papers and a series of podcasts that have been made public to help educate individuals on important food and agricultural issues. Visit FARE Institute.

FARE Talk

FARE Talk Radio

The Meaning and Measure of Household Food Insecurity

Dr. Valerie Tarasuk and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss the meaning and measure of food insecurity in Canada and the United States. Our discussion orbits around two key publications that she has co-authored examining "Household Food Insecurity in Canada". More

What's The Buzz? A Discussion of Bees and Neonics

Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss the science that informs understanding of the relationship between bees and neonics – a pesticide that has recently been made subject to new restrictive regulations in Ontario, Canada and elsewhere.    More

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Agriculture Economics Program Apply

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) is the most research-intensive department of its kind in Canada, and one of the most intensive in North America.

Domestic students with an "A" average - We will reimburse your application fee!