2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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ECN 245, 246 - Environmental Economics

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement W when offered as 246.
Prerequisite(s): ECN 101 Principles of Macroeconomics  or ECN 102 Principles of Microeconomics .
This course explores the relationship between the economy and the environment.  Mainstream economic theories and policies will be analyzed from a critical and American policy perspective.  The impact of externalities, social costs, property rights, market controls, government regulations, economic development on environmental protection will be analyzed.  Other topics covered will include accounting for pollution and resource depletion in GDP statistics, cost-benefit analysis, population, and sustainable development.



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