College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Jun 18, 2021  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ECON 176. Environmental Economics


Cross-listed with ENVS 120
This seminar examines the microeconomics of environmental issues with applications to the design of environmental policy. The seminar 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 011  and ECON 031  (or its equivalent), and single-variable calculus (MATH 025 or higher).
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Eligible for ENVS 120
Fall 2021. Peck.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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