ECON 706 (01) - Economics of Climate Change

Economics of Climate Change

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 54698
Explores the economics and public policy of global climate change and develops the economic theory including the concepts of externalities, stock pullutant models, the social discount rate, and complicating factors such as information, uncertainty, technological progress, and risk. Students use economic analysis to compare different policy instruments such as administrative regulation, marketable permits, tax incentives, and direct subsidies. Also covers the political economy of international environmental agreements, including an analysis of the Kyoto Protocol. Prereq: ECON 401, ECON 605. Writing intensive.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm PCBE 215