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Department of Agricultural & Resource EconomicsSummer 2014University of ConnecticutARE 1110 FINAL EXAM GUIDE:IMPORTANT CONCEPTS AND TOPICSLecture Module 1Readings - Miller and Spoolman, Chapter 1 and Supplement 5 (pp. S31-S38); Withgott andLaposata, Chapter 6 and Appendix B (pp. B1-B4); Tierney; McCoy; Peterson; Baumol & Blinder;Ausubel, et al.; GoodwinHomework AssignmentVideos - Economic Development: A Global Challenge, Earth Day 40 - Connecticut'sEnvironment: Past, Present, and FutureDiscussion 1Worldwide Population Statistics & Trends in Population Growth (J-Shaped Curve)Malthusian & Cornucopian World ViewsTrends in Natural Resource Prices, Resource Availability, and Environmental QualityMicroeconomics vs. MacroeconomicsDemand & Supply, Market EquilibriumShortage, Surplus, Shifts in Demand & SupplyExternalities - External Costs & External BenefitsMarginal Benefit & Marginal Cost - Private vs. SocialMarket Failure, Policies to Correct Market Failures (Taxes, Subsidies, Quotas, Permits)Economic Growth & Its Measurement (GDP, GNI, NNP, NNI, Per Capita Measures)Limitations of Per Capita GNI as a Measure of National Well-beingTrends in U.S. Household Income DistributionGrowing Gap Between More Developed Countries (MDCs) & Less Developed Countries(LDCs)Nonrenewable Resources, Perpetual Resources, Potentially Renewable ResourcesPhysical vs. Economic DepletionCarrying Capacity, Sustainable Resource Harvest & Maximum Sustainable YieldPollution & Its Sources (Point, Non-Point)Severity of a Pollutant (Chemical Nature, Concentration, Persistence)Pollution Control Strategies (Prevention, Abatement, Clean-up)Hunter-Gatherer Stage, Slash-and-Burn Agriculture (Shifting Cultivation, SubsistenceFarming)Agricultural RevolutionIndustrial Revolution.(Characteristics, Causes, Social & Environmental Impacts)U.S. Environmental History & Legislation (Waves of Conservation and Set-backs, Evolutionof Institutions and Laws)Connecticut’s Environmental History, Evolution of Laws and Institutions, and FutureProspects

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Mancini,R
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Demography, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Surface runoff

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