Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ENST 480 - ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS

Long Title: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY ECONOMICS
Department: Environmental Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370
Description: Uses economic theories of externalities and common property resources to analyze how markets, legal institutions, regulations, taxes and subsidies, and voluntary activity can affect the supply of environmental amenities, such as clean air, clean water, and wilderness areas. Also discusses methods for determining the demand for environmental amenities. Cross-list: ECON 480.