Economics 477: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Credits 4

The first portion of this seminar deals with environmental economics and establishes a framework with which to view environmental problems. Topics covered include the theory of externalities and the features of different remedies, the evaluation of environmental amenities, and a survey of current environmental policies. The second portion of the course deals with natural resource economics and considers the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources over time. 

Distribution Area
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Social Sciences (SO DIST)