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Academic Year 2005/2006
Economics of the Environment
ECON 210 SP
This course features an analytical study of the major theoretical and applied issues of environmental economics and resource management. Topics will include the fundamental underpinnings of externalities, alternative
strategies, uncertainties, long-term environmental concerns and resource utilization across a finite globe. Applications will be gleaned from a vast array of issues including clean air and water legislation, acid rain,
dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons, global warming and other global environmental change phenomena.
Readings in literature.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Occasional problem sets, paper or research project, midterm exam, oral presentations of research.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
ECON271 or 301 or equivalent recommended but not necessarily required. In place of MATH118, any calculus course numbered 121 or above or advance placement in calculus will be acceptable. Please note that if you do not
match one of the prerequisite
listings EXACTLY, then you need a prerequisite override.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
ECON101 OR ECON110
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