Political Economy of the Environment

(SPIRE title: Political Economy of the Envir)
ECON
308
Section: 
01AD
Credits: 
3
Meets: 
F
Fall 2014

Application of the theories of political economy to environmental problems and issues. Topics include regulatory and market approaches to pollution and natural resource depletion; cost-benefit analysis and its economic and political foundations; and case studies of specific environmental problems such as acid rain, deforestation, and global warming.

This class is open to Economics, Resource Economics, or STPEC majors only.
Instructor: 
SPIRE Class Number: 
78265

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