ECON3060-A Environmental Economics    (Fall 2012)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Business School 106

Seats Available: 28 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an undergraduate level introduction to the basic principles of environmental economics as they have been developed and as they evolve in the era of sustainability and green business practices. Basic economic concepts and models are adapted to the context of environmental issues. Lectures, discussions, and activities focus on topics such as emission trading programs, green taxes, markets for green goods, valuing health outcomes, the economics of pest resistance, and the idea of charging for solid waste.

Prerequisites: [ECON1020 and ECON1030] or ECON1010

About The Instructor(s)

Zhou Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
Social Sciences
412-397-6047 phone
Massey Hall 221