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ECONOMICS

ECON-379
Economics of Environmental Policy (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

The relationship between economic activity and the natural environment; the meaning and implications of sustainable development. Includes environmental protection, resource conservation, evaluation of environmental costs and benefits, and optimal management of natural resources. Also compares different policy approaches to regulating pollution and the exploitation of common property resources. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: ECON-100 and ECON-200.