The Economics in Cooperative Extension Blog is aimed at sharing economic concepts and ideas on the organization and delivery of outreach programs through the Cooperative Extension System.
There have been several journal articles suggesting economic concepts which might help Extension become more efficient and more effective such as:
- comparative advantage
- economies of scale and scope
- consumer soveregnty
- free riders
- club theory
- program business plans
- public value
- benefit-cost analysis
Blog readers are encouraged to offer comments on research and application of economic concepts related to outreach education in the Cooperative Extension Service.
The blog is maintained by George Morse, professor emeritus, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.