Economics 308 - Political Economy of the Envir


TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM

UMass Amherst
Dickinson Hall room 209
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.

Pre Req: RES-ECON102orECON103 Open only to Primary majors in Econ, STPEC, Res-Ec, or MgrEcon until after juniors enroll, then open to all on April 19.

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.