Credits: 3 credits
Students are introduced to normative economics and receive a board overview of different approaches to economic analysis of the environment and resources. Environmental, ecological and resource problems are discussed and economic solutions are identified, analyzed and critiqued. Topics include an introduction to economic efficiency; externalities, common resources and public good provision issues; the theory of non-renewable natural resources; cost-benefit analysis; ecological economics and green accounting; and the economics of climate change.
Prerequisite: Admission to MEEM or MScEEM or approval of degree committee.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both ECON 6010 and ESMN 6010.
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