Department of Agricultural Economics

Background

The Department of Agricultural Economics was established in response to the challenges threatening the society and the issues related to food, the environment, and agriculture. The courses in the Department of Agricultural Economics are focused on the social science concepts from the fields of economics, management studies, and environmental science. Our research tracks include food demand and supply systems; technology development and diffusion; food safety; socioeconomics of rural villages dependent on agriculture; issues in relation to agriculture and the environment; studies on poverty elimination and the use of natural resources and studies on food and agriculture product marketing and trade.

Objective

• To produce competent professionals in agricultural economics by providing the qualified students and researchers educating with the agricultural economics subjects
• To conduct researches and provide solution and recommendation of the cross-cutting issues in agriculture and agribusiness

Vision

• Involves in research and development as well as provides quality academic services contributing to enhance of economy through sustainable agricultural and rural development

Mission

• To provide not only quality academic programs but also non-degree programs, extension education for farmers under the scope of agricultural economics

Dr. Theingi Myint
Professor
Head of Department
PhD, Market Integration and Price Analysis, Impact Assessment
Email – dr.theingimyint@yau.edu.mm

Dr. Yu Yu Tun
Professor
PhD, Agricultural Production Analysis, Agricultural Market Analysis
email – dr.yuyutun@yau.edu.mm

Dr. Hnin Yu Lwin
Professor
PhD, Agricultural Marketing Policy
email – dr.hninyulwin@yau.edu.mm

Daw Thida Than
Lecturer
M.Econ (Statistics), Statistics
email – thidathan@yau.edu.mm

Daw Nan Ei Mon The
Lecturer
M.Agr.Sc, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Livelihoods Security
email – naneimonthe@yau.edu.mm

Daw Honey Lynn Lynn
Lecturer
M.Agr.Sc, Agricultural Institutional Analysis
email – honeylynnlynn@yau.edu.mm

Dr. Aye Moe San
Associate Professor
PhD, Agricultural Trade & Marketing; Value Chain Assessment; Impact evaluation & Development Studies
email – dr.ayemoesan@yau.edu.mm