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ECON 340 - Introduction-Economics of Natural Resources

  • 3 credits

This course is an introduction to natural resource economics. The tools learned in the principles of economics are applied to a diverse set of natural resource issues and policies including: forestry, mining, marine resources, climate change, wildlife, biodiversity, agriculture, land, water and recreation. In examining these issues, students will become better acquainted with resource economics models and decision-making, applied welfare analysis and multi-generational economic problems.