Description: This course introduces students to the methods economists use to analyze issues related to the environment. The focus is on theories of externalities, property rights, public goods, and sustainable development, techniques that are used to value the environment, and approaches --such as regulation and incentive-based programs-- that are used to control pollution. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Prerequisite: ECO 284 and Junior Status or higher