F&ES 804b/ECON 737/330/EVST330

Economics of Natural Resource Management

2015-2016
Credits: 3
Spring 2016: Time and location TBA
 

 

This course uses economic theory and empirical evidence to address nonrenewable resource extraction and renewable resource management. The course teaches students how to apply economics to real-world problems. The nonrenewable resource section focuses on how to consume a resource of limited size over time with applications to fossil fuels, metals, and minerals. The renewable resource section covers management of water, land, and ecosystems. Taught every other year.

F&ES 804 is a prerequisite for:
F&ES 954: Management Plans for Protected Areas
F&ES 969: Rapid Assessments in Forest Conservation