Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in ((ECON 3620 OR MATH 1100 OR MATH 1210 OR MATH 1310 OR MATH 1250 OR MATH 1311) OR AP Calculus AB score of 3 or better OR AP Calculus BC score of 3 or better).
Course Attribute:
Sustainability - Limited
Description
Graduate students should register for ECON 6250 and will be held to higher standards and/or additional work. Air, water, and ground pollution; public policies to reduce pollution (including taxes, quotas, and tradable permits); destruction, valuation, and protection of natural environments and the species within them. The United States and other nations are considered. Also exploitation and depletion of nonrenewable energy and mineral resources; equity between different human generations; natural reproduction and human harvesting of fish and trees; extinction of species; entropy, thermodynamics, and the prospects for perpetual economic growth.