Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Ec 530 Resource and Environmental Economics

Overview of different approaches to economic analysis of resources and environment, and fundamental issues of economy/environment interactions, as well as the emerging subject of sustainability. Covers the basics of standard environmental and resource economics including the theory of externalities, resource allocation over time, common property resources, public goods and valuation. Includes an overview of the economic dimension of policies designed to protect and improve environmental quality and protect and efficiently manage natural resources.


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