Econ 131 Syllabus

Econ 131 Syllabus - Economics 131 - Fall 2010 Professor:...

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Economics 131 - Fall 2010 Professor: Mark Jacobsen (email m3jacobs@ucsd.edu) Office Hours: Economics Building, Room 223 Mondays 11:00am–12:00noon Tuesdays 5:00pm–6:00pm Class Times: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am–12:20pm, Center Hall 115 Web Page: http://webct.ucsd.edu Class email (your TA’s will answer questions here): ucsdecon131@gmail.com Economics of the Environment Economics 131 serves as an introduction to environmental economics, covering the theory of externalities, cost-benefit analysis, and applications to environmental regulation both in the U.S. and internationally. We touch on questions of the environment in the context of development, population growth, and sustainability. The issues will be treated with mathematical rigor in the context of formal economic models. At the same time, the field is heavily influenced by work in the natural sciences. Required Text Markets and the Environment (Keohane and Olmstead, 2007) Library electronic reserve: http://uclibs.org/PID/163486
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