ENVS 020. Environmental Economics

(Cross-listed as ECON 076  )
Introduction to the microeconomics of environmental issues with applications to the design of environmental policy. The course will cover the concepts and methods used in the valuation of environmental goods as well as the design of policy instruments and regulations to improve environmental quality. Specific topics include pollution and environmental degradation, the use of renewable and non-renewable resources, and climate change.
Prerequisite: ECON 001 .  Recommended: ECON 011  
Social Sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ENVS
Fall 2023. Peck.
Fall 2024. Peck.
Catalog chapter: Environmental Studies  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/environmental-studies

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