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This course applies economic analysis to the problems of pollution and the use of natural resources. It examines market processes when externalities in production and consumption are present. The relationship between the environment and the economic system, sources of pollution and methods of pollution abatement are studied. Application of cost-benefit analysis to the problems of environmental goods is evaluated. Examination of the economics of renewable and nonrenewable resources follows. Topics include: resource classification, the theory of optimal usage, resource conservation, and the limits to growth debate.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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- Business Management - Economics and Management Science Major
- Business Management Professionally-Related Table I
- ECN 511 - Economy and Environment
- Environment and Urban Sustainability Core Elective Table II
- International Economics and Finance Core Elective Table II
- Mathematics Core Table III
- Minor in Economics
- Minor in Environment and Urban Sustainability