Graduate Course Descriptions

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5438. Climate Economics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: This course and ARE 3438E may not both be taken for credit.

Grading Basis: Graded

Analysis of the interactive relationship between the economy and climate change. Use of advanced principles and tools of economics to focus on the costs of changes in the severity and frequency of weather events, how these costs are influenced by markets and policies, and how costs and benefits are distributed across populations within the U.S and across the globe in the short and long terms. Examination of household, firm-level, national and international decision-making as influenced by climate change, taking into account uncertainty, diverging interests, external costs, and evaluation of models used to alternative scenarios.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2024 14002 Storrs In Person Tanaka, Shinsuke 001 Reg MoWe 11:15am‑12:30pm
2/10 AUST 202 3.00 Graded