Feb 04, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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ECON 350 - Environmental Economics

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An analysis of environmental problems and possible policy responses, such as command-and-control regulation and market-based solutions. Areas stressed include the ramifications of negative externalities and market failures, the economics of pollution control, the economics of sustainable development, environmental policy development, and global environmental issues. The use of analytical tools such as risk assessment, risk management, and benefit-cost analysis in environmental planning is explored. Includes three comprehensive case studies of major environmental problems and policy solutions.  (Offered spring-even years.) Prerequisite(s):  .



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