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Environmental Economics

ECON
250
Instructors
Goulder, L. (PI)
Allcott, H. (PI)
Harstad, B. (PI)
Section Number
1
We will discuss both theoretical and empirical analyses of environmental problems, ranging from local pollution challenges to global issues such as climate change. Topics include: Analyses of market failures, policy instruments, integrating environmental and distortionary taxes, policy making under uncertainty, valuing the environment, sustainable development, deforestation vs. conservation, and design of climate agreements.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
3-5
Academic Career
Graduate
Course Tags
Legal and Regulatory Intervention - Electives
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy - Gateway
Science and Technology Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
2:50 PM
Location
200-217