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Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources

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Undergraduate Economics


Additional Major in Economics and Statistics, B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Statistics, B.A. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Mathematical Sciences, Additional Major in Economics, Minor in Economics

Course Description


An advanced course on the allocation of environmental and natural resources. Topics include: externalities and the misallocation of resources, examining the efficiency/inefficiency of markets for non-renewable resources, intended and unintended consequences of regulatory and tax policies, and modern alternative to regulation such as the creation of new markets and property rights for environmental resources. (Lecture, 3 hours). Minimum grade of "C" required in all economics pre-requisite courses.


Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


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