Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
Courses of Study 2018-2019
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AEM 2500 - Environmental and Resource Economics


(SBA-AG) (CU-SBY)     
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both AEM 1500  and AEM 2500.
Prerequisite: ECON 1110 . Enrollment preference given to: students in majors that specifically require AEM 2500.

A. Ortiz Bobea.

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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