EC145E Syllabus Winter 2012

EC145E Syllabus Winter 2012 - Environmental Economics...

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Environmental Economics Winter, 2012 Economics 145E UCI Dr. Anne Bresnock Office: SSPB 3239 Office Hours: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and by appointment Phone: (949) 276-8912 E-Mail: [email protected] Research Website: http://www.class.csupomona.edu/earth.html Required Text : Field, Barry C. and Martha K. Field Environmental Economics , 5th Ed. (San Francisco, CA: McGraw-Hill, 2009). Required Readings : Esty, Daniel C. and Andrew S. Winston Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, And Build Competitive Advantage (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2009). Course Description : The theory of externalities and market failure will provide the basis for applying microeconomic concepts to the study of environmental improvement. Analytical tools, particularly benefit-cost analysis, will be explained and applied to problems with environmental dimensions. Criteria and strategies used in the development and implementation of environmental policies will be defined and summarized. The past and present state of environmental well being with respect to air, water and waste management will be summarized. Theoretical and policy formulations will be
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