Syllabus - ARE 176 Environmental Economics Department of...

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This syllabus is tentative and subject to change 1/4 ARE 176: Environmental Economics Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics University of California, Davis Fall 2010 Course Information Instructor: Ariel Singerman 2132 Social Sciences & Humanities Building [email protected] Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.30 -11.50 in ART 204 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12.00 - 13.00 (or by appointment) TA: Xiaochen Ma [email protected] Office Hours: Mondays and Fridays 8.00 - 9.00 Discussion Sections: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 16.10 - 17.00 Course Description This is an advanced undergraduate course in environmental economics. The course focuses on environmental problems arising from the economy’s interaction with the environment, and shows how tools of economic analysis can be used to provide potential solutions to them. As such, a core question throughout the course will be the determination of the socially optimal (efficient) level of environmental pollution control, and the design and enforcement of economic instruments to achieve that level in a cost-effective fashion. Course requirements ARE 100B (Intermediate Microeconomics) is a prerequisite , and during this course you will be required to make use of elementary calculus (at the Math 16B or 16C level). Required textbook and class webpage
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course ARE 176 taught by Professor Farzin during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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Syllabus - ARE 176 Environmental Economics Department of...

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