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ECON 153
Environmental Economics
Fall

The application of economic analysis to problems of resource depletion and environmental pollution. Fundamental questions will be addressed. Does economic growth imply environmental destruction? What are optimal levels of pollution control and energy conservation? What policy options exist for achieving these goals? Should the government sell permits to pollute, tax polluters, or impose direct legal restrictions on the quantities of pollutants? What are effects of market structure and uncertainty on the rate of resource depletion?

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Roger Sparks

Prerequisite:
ECON 050

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P: 510.430.2194
E: economics@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17