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ECON 271: Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment

This course focuses on environmental economics, energy economics, and the relationship between them. Economic incentives for pollution abatement, the industrial organization of energy production, optimal depletion rates of energy sources, and the environmental and economic consequences of alternate energy sources are analyzed. Prerequisite: Economics 111
6 credits; SI, QRE; Offered Winter 2022; M. Kanazawa