Public and Environmental Affairs | Environmental Economics & Policy
V625 | 10561 | K Richards
SPEA-V 625 Environmental Economics and Policy (3 cr.)
P: SPEA-V 517.
The course develops the microeconomics-based environmental policy
paradigm and uses the paradigm to evaluate the efficiency of current
environmental regulations. The course also explores the incentive
issues associated with the design of international environmental
agreements and develops techniques (contingent valuation, hedonic
pricing, travel cost method) for valuing environmental resources.