BC3039: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics | G. Chichilnisky
Link between economic behavior and environmental quality: valuation of non-market benefits of pollution abatement; emissions standards; taxes; and transferable discharge permits. Specific problems of hazardous waste; the distribution of hazardous pollutants across different sub-groups of the U.S. population; the exploitation of commonly owned natural resources; and the links between the environment, income distribution, and economic development.
Prerequisites: ECON BC1003 or ECON W1105.
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