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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECO 3305 - Ecological Economics

Credits: 4
This course uses microeconomics to analyze ecological environmental and natural resource management issues. It considers institutions and programs affecting resource use and the impact on environmental quality, market-based regulations, valuing the environment, air pollution, global warming, biodiversity conservation, fisheries, energy, tradeoffs between environmental quality and economic growth, the determination of who bears the costs and who reaps the benefits of pollution abatement, and what institutional changes may be necessary to protect the environment.
Prerequisite(s): ECO 1201 .
Fulfills: Social Science distribution requirement. SOSC requirement in LS Core.