University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Aug 18, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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ECON 769 - Advanced Natural Resources Economics

(3 units)
Applications of economic principles to natural resource development, use, conservation and policy.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. develop models to evaluate rates of extraction, conservation, consumption and recycling of renewable and non-renewable natural resources in terms of economic criteria that take into account implications of values to future generations.
2. apply economic criteria to determine whether regulation of resource markets is desirable from a societal perspective.
3. evaluate which forms of regulation are likely to be most effective under various circumstances.

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