Environmental Economics   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin

ECON 548 - Environmental Economics

Credits: 3

An analysis of the economic aspects of environmental decay, pollution control, and natural resource use. Analysis of the ability of the market system to allocate resources efficiently when economic activity is accompanied by environmental damage. Discussion of alternative public policy approaches to pollution control and natural resource conservation.

Prerequisites: ECON 221 and 222, or ECON 224