ECON 450: Topics – Environmental Economics; Fall 2007This course will analyze current environmental problems and policies. Among the topics to be considered are the use of cost-benefit analyses to place a value on the environment, approaches to controlling local and regional air pollution, current energy policies being followed in the U.S. and abroad, and the debate on global warming and climate change as well as sustainable economic growth.
Prerequisites: ECON 214 & ECON 215 – Principles of Micro- and Macroeconomics
Course meeting time: Monday/Wednesday 2 - 3:20 p.m.
This course will count as a 400-level elective towards a major or a minor in Economics. Contact Dr. Basu for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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