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Goals: To introduce students to the study of environmental issues and resource use, applying economic perspectives and tools. Content: This course examines various environmental issues (e.g., pollution, climate change, energy sources) from an economic perspective. Topics include market failures, challenges of economic development, resource management and allocation, and public policy options. Particular attention is paid to cost-benefit analysis, as it is applied to environmental problems. Prerequisite: ECON 1310; ECON 1320; QMBE 1310, or PSY 1340, or MATH 1200 (grade of C- or better required for all courses) or consent of the instructor Credits: 4
Reardon, John, "ECON3770-01.Environmental Economics.F15.Reardon,John" (2015). Syllabi. 963.