Environmental Economics and Policy

ECON 339

The role of the environment in the theory and practice of economics. Topics include ways in which markets fail to efficiently allocate resources in the presence of pollution, along with the array of policies regulators used to correct those failures; the empirical techniques used by economists to put values on environmental commodities; and an examination of questions related to everyday environmental issues, particularly those confronting the developing world. Prerequisites: Economics 201D and one Statistics course; Economics 204D or 208D recommended. One course. C-L: Environment 363, Marine Science and Conservation, Energy and the Environment. Instructor: Timmins

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Economics 201D and one Statistics course; Economics 204D or 208D recommended

Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • QS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 363
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring