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ECO 220

Environmental Economics


ECO 101
ECO 110
ECO 201
ECO 202
ECO 220
ECO 256

ECO 220 Environmental Economics


An introduction to the tools of economic analysis used in the evaluation of environmental issues. Conservation is studied as both a domestic and a global problem in the optimal use of exhaustible, scarce resources. Pollution is treated as a market failure or a departure from perfect competition. Current laws, issues, and proposed solutions to the problems are surveyed.


  • Prerequisite: None
  • Hours: 3
  • Credits: 3


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