ECON 7309X Economics of Environmental Protection and Resource Conservation

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Economic aspects of pollution and resource conservation. Sources and environmental effects of common pollutants. Spatial aspects of pollution and resource depletion. Economics of recycling as a solution to problems of waste disposal and resource depletion. Applications of environmental and conservation economics to current problems in industrial location, city planning, population, and economic growth.

Prerequisite: completion of the Level I requirement.


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