2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 311 Environmental Economics

Application of economic analysis to pollution, natural resource usage, and sustainability. "Sustainability" expands the concepts of economic growth and optimization to include a balanced set of goals that include environmental carrying capacity, social and intergenerational equity, and community values.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in ECON 116 or ECON 201 or permission of the instructor.