Political Economy of the Environment

Application of the theories of political economy to environmental problems and issues. Topics include regulatory and market approaches to pollution and natural resource depletion; cost-benefit analysis and its economic and political foundations; and case studies of specific environmental problems such as acid rain, deforestation, and global warming.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Economics
Number: 
ECON 308
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018