ENVI 213
Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Spring 2020
Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Cross-listed ECON 213 / ENVI 213

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We’ll use economics to learn why we harm the environment and overuse natural resources, and what we can do about it. We’ll talk about whether and how we can put a dollar value on nature and ecosystem services. We’ll study cost benefit analysis, pollution in general, climate change, natural resources (like fisheries, forests, and fossil fuels), and energy. We will take an economic approach to global sustainability, and study the relationship between the environment and economic growth and trade.
The Class: Type: lecture
Limit: 30
Expected: 30
Class#: 3139
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, short essays, paper(s); exam(s) are possible
Prerequisites: ECON 110
Enrollment Preferences: first-year and sophomore students
Unit Notes: this course will count toward both the Environmental Studies major and concentration
Distributions: Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ECON 213 Division II ENVI 213 Division II
Attributes: ENVI Environmental Policy
EVST Social Science/Policy
MAST Interdepartmental Electives
POEC Comparative POEC/Public Policy Courses

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