EC 440 Environmental Economics

3 credits, Spring

Examines the state of our environmental resources (domestic and global), the reasons and the implications for the degradation of these resources, and the ways in which human behavior affects the quality of the environment. An emphasis is placed on measuring, valuing, and designing public policies aimed at improving environmental quality via cost-benefit analysis. The economic and social consequences of these policies are also discussed.

Prerequisite(s): EC 201 and EC 202

Alternate years: Odd-numbered