[F&ES 806b] / 2015-2016

Economics of Pollution Management

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.

Prerequisites for F&ES 806:
F&ES 505: Economics of the Environment