Goulder, L. (PI)
Allcott, H. (PI)
Harstad, B. (PI)
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.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Legal and Regulatory Intervention - Electives
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