Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 4500 - Resource Economics

(crosslisted) ECON 4810  
(SBA-AG) (CU-SBY)     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 1110 , ECON 3030 . For students whose major or minor require both AEM 2500  and AEM 4500, AEM 2500  should be taken before AEM 4500.

C.-Y.C. Lin Lawell.

This course introduces students to the economics of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. Topics covered include the valuation and use of land; water economics, management, and conservation; fishery economics; the extraction and management of nonrenewable resources such as minerals, rare earth elements, and energy resources; grounwater; renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy; forest use; and sustainability. Students will learn how to use dynamic models to analyze decision making over time. A solid background in calculus is required.

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