F&ES 804b/ECON 737/330/EVST330 / 2014-2015

Economics of Natural Resource Management

Credits: 3

Spring 2015: M,W,F, 10:30-11:20, WLH 201


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