733315 Seminar farm business management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Niedermayr, Andreas , Mayr, Julia , Zeilinger, Julian , Kantelhardt, Jochen
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


In the seminar current publications in the field of agricutural economics are analysed and critically discussed. Possible topics are risk and efficiency analysis land use models or measure policy impact measures. The students, working in groups, compare and evaluate two publications of a given topic, regarding data, methods and results. They summarise their findings in a two paged short-paper and present their results in an oral presentation. Besides their own topic, each group also prepares for another topic of a different group. After the presentation the group discusses their topic with their corresponding discussion group, followed by a general discussion.

Previous knowledge expected

Advanced knowledge in agricultural economics

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After the course

- students know different scientific methods in agricultural economicskennen die,

- students are able to autonomously analyse the content of scientific publications in agricultural economics and compare it to other thematically or methodologically simillar publications

- students are able to present and discuss scientific publications
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.