Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    Aug 04, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 6600 - Natural Resources and Economic Development


(CU-ITL, CU-SBY, EC-LASP, EC-SAP)     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

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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