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ECON 155

Environmental Economics and Policy

  • Not Offered

5 units

Letter or Credit/No Credit

Economic sources of environmental problems and alternative policies for dealing with them (technology standards, emissions taxes, and marketable pollution permits). Evaluation of policies addressing local air pollution, global climate change, and the use of renewable resources. Connections between population growth, economic output, environmental quality, sustainable development, and human welfare. Prerequisite: ECON 50. May be taken concurrently with consent of the instructor.


  • GER: DB-NatSci

  • WAY-SI

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