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Environmental and Resource Economics

ECON 310
Spring 2022
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 312
Course Cluster and Certificates: Sustainability and Environmental Justice

This course examines the economic drivers of environmental problems and policies to combat environmental degradation. Topics include failures of the free market, the monetary value of ecosystems, resource utilization across a finite globe, and the unintended consequences of environmental policies. Applications will be gleaned from a vast array of real-world issues, including air quality, biodiversity, ecosystem services, fisheries, forests, oil and gas, public and private lands, transportation, waste management, water resources, wildlife, and other global environmental change phenomena.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode:
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON301
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HRAD-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on JUL-25-2024
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