Five College Consortium

Political Economy of the Envir

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Economics
Course Number: 
308
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Application of the theories of political economy to environmental problems and issues. Topics include regulatory and market approaches to pollution and natural resource depletion; cost-benefit analysis and its economic and political foundations; and case studies of specific environmental problems such as acid rain, deforestation, and global warming.
Comments: 
Pre Req: RES-ECON102orECON103 Open only to Econ/STPEC/ResEc primary majors until after juniors enroll, then open to all.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
34277

Course Sections

Political Economy of the Envir
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 James Boyce TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM