Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2028 
    
2022-2023 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2028 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 309 - The Economics of Sustainability


This course examines the economics of the sustainable use of natural resources, and the consequences of failure to do so. Topics covered may include: problems associated with optimal usage and management of common-pool resources; environmental regulation; the impact of government taxes and subsidies; environmental benefit estimation methods; cost-benefit analysis; sustainable agriculture; energy policy; transportation policy; and urban design.

Prerequisites: ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics  or ECON 205 - Principles of Economics STAT 190 - Basic Statistics  or STAT 290 - Statistics .
Credit(s): 3



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