University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Feb 18, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AGSC 307 - Environmental Economics

(3 units)
Economic analysis of pollution, common property, property rights, and basic principles of non-market valuation. (AGSC 307 and ECON 307 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Prerequisite(s): ECON 102 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify sources of market failure that cause environmental costs to society, costs.
2. identify market-based and regulatory methods designed to incorporate environmental costs into economic decision-making, and evaluate circumstances for which various methods are more or less advantageous than others.
3. assess the magnitudes of environmental costs and benefits, and identify which groups in society bear these.


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