Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

ECON 3680 Nat Resource & Environment Eco

Prerequisites: ECON 2105 and 2106, or ECON 2100. A study of how economic forces can lead to environmental degradation and how the same forces can be directed to enhance environmental quality. Topics include resource and environmental valuations, property rights and externalities, market failure, alternative solutions and policies, problems in monitoring and enforcement, economic analysis of the development of legislation and regulation, and applications to current policy issues.