2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 30543 Environmental Economics and Policy

Prerequisites: ECON 30223 for economics majors; ECON 10223 for all others. This course examines modern environmental issues from an economic perspective. Topics include economic causes of environmental degradation, efficiency in environmental protection, benefit-cost analysis, non-market valuation, environmental policy and special topic on global climate change. Emphasis is on the role of economics in the formation of environmental policy.