ECON 4600 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics3 credit hours
Prerequisites: Admission into the College of Business and junior standing preferred. Problems of environmental quality and natural resource scarcity from an economic perspective. Topics include interaction between the environment and the economy, benefits and costs of environmental regulation, use of incentives to achieve least-cost pollution control, international environmental issues such as global warming, the role of natural resources in the U.S. economy, problems associated with natural resource scarcity and depletion, and problems related to consumption of renewable resources.
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