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    Jun 21, 2018  
Courses of Study 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 2500 - Environmental and Resource Economics


(SBA)
Fall, summer. 3 credits. S–U or letter grade option.

G. L. Poe.

Introduces fundamental economic principles and the “economic approach” to policy issues, and demonstrates how these concepts underpin contemporary environmental and natural resource issues and policy solutions. Subjects include valuation, benefit-cost analysis, policy design, property rights, and ecological economics. Uses these tools to explore major current policy issues such as economic incentives in environmental policy, air and water pollution, depletion of renewable and nonrenewable resources, and global warming. Two evening exams and three out of class labs.



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