ECO 329 / ENV 319 (SA) na, npdf
An introduction to the use of economics in thinking about and dealing with environmental issues. Stress on economic externalities and the problem of dealing with them as instances of organizing gains from trade. Applications to a wide variety of problems, among them air pollution (including, importantly, global climate change), water pollution, solid waste and hazardous substance management, species preservation and population policy.
Sample reading list:
Tom Tietenberg, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Stavins, Readings in Environmental Economics
See instructor for complete list
Approximately 50 pages of reading per week, plus four written problem sets and one final presentation.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 35%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
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|P02||9:00 am - 9:50 am||F||Fisher Hall B03||Enrolled:8 Limit:25|
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