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This course determines the appropriate way to regulate economic activity so as to achieve an optimal balance between competing environmental and economic goal s.
The course rigorously evaluates various types of environmental regulation, including "cap-and-trade," command and control mandates, and pollut ion taxes. Other specific topics include public goods, externalities, cost ben efit analysis, non-market valuation, and international trade and development an d the environment.
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A strong microeconomics base will certainly be required.