May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 320 - Environmental Economics (3 credits)


(Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in ECON 201  and ECON 202 , or a grade of ‘C’ or better in ECON 101  or permission of the instructor) This course studies how economic activities affect the environment, why we allow more environmental harm than is optimal and how such environmentally harmful activities should be regulated. The course discusses important environmental issues such as environmental policy, environmental valuation, global warming, public goods, environmental degradation, energy, global agreements, and economic development. S.