ECON 908 (01) - Environmental Economics: Theory and Policy

Environ Econ: Theory & Policy

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 15544
Applies microeconomic tools to issues in environmental economics. Considers the role of government, externalities, public goods, property rights, and market failure. Identifies and compares different policy instruments such as administrative regulation, marketable permits, tax incentives, and direct subsidies, along with consideration of complicating factors such as information, uncertainty and risk. These tools are applied to various policy issues such as air pollution, solid waste management, and recycling.
Section Comments: This course will be meeting in Collaboration Room PCBE 194
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 926 with minimum grade of B- and ECON 976 with minimum grade of B-
Instructors: Robert Mohr

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/29/2023 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 194
10/30/2023 12/11/2023 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 102
Final Exam 12/14/2023 12/14/2023 R 10:30am - 12:30pm HS 126