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ECON W4625 Economics of the Environment. 3 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: ECON W3211 and W3213.

Microeconomics is used to study who has an incentive to protect the environment. Government's possible and actual role in protecting the environment is explored. How do technological change, economic development, and free trade affect the environment? Emphasis on hypothesis testing and quantitative analysis of real-world policy issues.