Mar 22, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

ECO 170 - Principles of Environmental Economics (Foundation F4c)


3-0-3

A principles level course applying economic thinking to understanding environmental policy, natural resource markets, and factors influencing the adoption of “green” technologies. Includes coverage of how markets determine prices, the role of the price system in society, and rationales for and limitations to government regulation of human interaction in markets. Consideration of international trade and of factors influencing economic growth. Consistent with its inclusion in the College’s general education curriculum, this couse emphasizes economic literacy for understanding historical and current events.