ECON 370 - Environmental and Resource Economics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ECON 471 or 472, or NRE 571 or 583.
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 101.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course focuses on the contribution economics has made in understanding and managing environmental and natural resource problems. The course will analyze the sources of environmental and natural resource problems using economic tools. Given this knowledge students will learn how these economic tools, through market based incentives, may resolve these problems. Finally, We'll take a look at real policies and discuss the problems of transitioning policies from theory into the practical realm.

Course Requirements:

There will be three non-cumulative exams.

Intended Audience:

For students with an interest in the intersection of Economics and the Environment. Prior knowledge of economics is required (i.e., ECON 101 is an enforced prerequisite.)

Class Format:

The class sessions will largely be lecture format, though discussion is encouraged.

ECON 370 - Environmental and Resource Economics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 9780133479690
Environmental & natural resource economics, Author: Tom Tietenberg, Emeritus, Colby College, Lynne Lewis, Bates College., Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc. 10th Editi 2015
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