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

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AEM 6600 - Natural Resources and Economic Development

(CU-ITL, CU-SBY)     
Spring. 3-4 credits, variable. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: graduate standing. Open to graduate students outside economics.

D. R. Lee.

Examines selected topics in natural resources, agriculture and economic development, technology assessment, ecosystem management and the environment, with a focus on developing countries. Topics include production, poverty, and environmental trade-offs; sustainable technology development; ecosystems and agro-ecosystems; valuation of ecosystem services, and PES programs; trade and environment linkages; economics of conservation and development; and alternative methodologies for analyzing these interactions. Readings emphasize the economic literature, but also draw from the biophysical sciences, ecosystem management, and the broader social sciences.

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