ECONĀ 4550 Natural Resource Economics: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: ECON 1001 or consent of instructor; junior standing. The relationship between human activity and the world's natural resources requires choices. This course uses an economics perspective to study these choices. This perspective uses the view of the environment as an asset for its starting point. Issues concerning the optimal and sustainable use of natural resources are examined in this context. Special emphasis is given to potential policy responses to environmental problems.

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...level Economics course (except ECON 4105, ECON 4160 , and ECON 4550 ) not used in the...