2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EC 360 - Environmental Economics

(3.00 cr.)

Examines contemporary issues of environmental quality, natural resource allocation, and conservation from the economic perspective. Students develop an understanding of the history of the environmental movement and learn to analyze environmental issues using economic tools. Topics include benefit-cost analysis, property rights, incentive-based pollution control policies, and a review of government regulatory performance. Students delve deeper into a specific area by conducting original research and writing a paper on a topic they develop in conjunction with the professor.

Prerequisite: EC 102 .
Recommended Prerequisite: EC 302 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT/IES

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