ECON3060-A Environmental Economics (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: M W F
Time: 02:00 - 02:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Patrick Henry 306
Seats Available: 4 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an undergraduate level introduction to the basic principles of environmental economics as they have been developed and as they evolve in the era of sustainability and green business practices. Basic economic concepts and models are adapted to the context of environmental issues. Lectures, discussions, and activities focus on topics such as emission trading programs, green taxes, markets for green goods, valuing health outcomes, the economics of pest resistance, and the idea of charging for solid waste.

Prerequisites: ECON1010 OR ECON1020 and ECON1030 OR ECON1035

About the Instructor(s)

Zhou Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Social Sciences

yangz@rmu.edu
412-397-6047 phone
Nicholson Center 461
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