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EIB E246: Environmental Economics

Course Description

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning theoretical approaches and empirical tools economists use to analyze environmental problems and policies. Topics include: 1) Modeling environmental problems from an economic perspective, using market theory, a public goods model, and externality theory; 2) Analyzing regulatory policies and pollution-control instruments based on command-and-control approach and the market-based approach; and 3) Assessing the costs and benefits of environmental goods and policies using contingent valuation and hedonic pricing methods.

Course faculty: Shinsuke Tanaka
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2021

Faculty: Shinsuke Tanaka
Room: Mugar 235
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time: 1:55 pm - 3:10 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details