Courses

  • Spring 2021   Independent Study with Directed Readings (AGEC 4960)
  • Fall 2020       Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100 sessions 1 and 2) [student evaluation: 5.2/6]
  • Fall 2020       Food and Agricultural Policy (AGEC 8090, PhD level) [student evaluation: 5.6/6]
  • Fall 2019        Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100 sessions 1 and 2) [student evaluation: 5.2/6]
  • Fall 2019        Production Economics I (AGEC 7080, PhD level) [student evaluation: 5.3/6]
  • Spring 2019   Food and Agricultural Policy (AGEC 8090, PhD level) [student evaluation: 6/6]
  • Fall 2018        Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100) [student evaluation: 5.3/6]
  • Fall 2017        Food and Agricultural Policy (AGEC 8090, PhD level) [student evaluation: 5.7/6]
  • Fall 2017        Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100) [student evaluation: 4.9/6]
  • Fall 2017        Independent Study with Directed Readings (AGEC 4960) [student evaluation: n.a.]
  • Fall 2016        Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100) [student evaluation: 5.1/6]
  • Spring 2016   Computer Applications in Agricultural Economics (AGEC 3100) [student evaluation: 4.8/6]

 

Praise from Students (2016-2020)

  • “The lecture was very boring.”
  • “He is really funny and made class fun.”
  • “Dr. Miao is a very helpful professor.”
  • “I think you did a good job of reviewing the material.”
  • “Solid curriculum. Learned a lot through excel. Would recommend this class to my peers.”
  • “Awesome teacher. Takes time out to help and responded very quickly to emails. Fantastic class.”
  • “Very sweet man. He has a good heart and is always willing to help at the request of a student. He goes into great depth to explain things which can get annoying and confusing sometimes, but he’ll make sure you understand before the assignment is over.”
  • “Professor Miao is a great teacher, he wants his students to do well in his class. He is very knowledgable when it comes to the material used in the class. I would recommend taking his class for future students.”
  • “Dr. Miao did a very good job of explaining the material. Attendance but it was a must to get credit for the assignments.”
  • “Overall Miao will be a great professor he just needs a few more semesters.”
  • “He did a great job of meeting me outside of class when I had been injured and could not attend the class on the 3rd floor of Comer because I couldn’t get up the stairs. I thank him for working with me and also getting to know me. It helped me a lot in the class.”
  • “This class helps me to improve the skills in presentation and understand the research methods in this area. The materials used in this class are very good.” (from AGEC 8090)
  • “Very understanding and was real easy to cooperate with. All around great teacher.”
  • “Very nice teacher and wants to help if you need it.”
  • “Good class that is taught well.”
  • “Dr. Miao is a fantastic instructor.”
  • “Dr. Ruiquing is an excellent instructor and does his best to ensure that you understand the material. One of my favorite instructors.”
  • “Very good at teaching the material.”
  • “Great class overall.”
  • “Dr. Miao walks through each assignment to ensure we understand everything!”
  • “I really enjoyed this instructor. He is laid back but still lays down the law when it comes to getting work done.”
  • “I really enjoyed this class, particularly because of the opportunity to teach my colleagues in two different sessions. This unveiled an aspect of me that i never knew. Many thanks to prof. Miao for this wonderful opportunity.” (from AGEC 7080)
  • “I  I enjoy Dr. Miao’s class and learning from him.” (from AGEC 7080)
  • “Thank you very much for the great class last semester. I really enjoyed your teaching, the readings and the discussions you encouraged with you and my classmates as well. ” (from AGEC 8090)
  • “Thanks Prof, the class was interactive, intellectually stimulating and readings required gave me a great understanding of the relevant literature as well as important empirical methodologies.”  (from AGEC 8090)
  • “I think this professor particularly arouses my academic interest to a very large extent. His reading assignments and course requirements pushes me to do more than any other ordinary class. This is my second time taking his class and I must admit it was worth the time and effort. Many thanks, Prof. Miao.”   (from AGEC 8090)
  • “I appreciated that this course let us work with classmates as well as better our presentation skills.” (from AGEC 8090)
  • “Guest speakers’ seminars were a great platform to learn and listen to their research ideas, experience, and how to prepare for the job market, etc. If these seminars can arrange in the future class sessions as well, it will be great experience for new students.” (from AGEC 8090)
  • “He did very well in explaining the material and interacting with the whole class to make sure everyone understood it.”
  • “Dr. Miao made online learning easier for me. I normally have an incredibly difficult time learning online, but Dr. Miao made sure he went into every detail and he stopped a bunch of times during his lectures to make sure everyone understood the material and had no questions.” (Fall 2020)