Graduate Course Descriptions

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6470. Applied Research in Environmental Economics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ARE 5201 or ECON 5201; ARE 5311 or ECON 5312. Recommended preparation: ECON 6466 or ARE 6466 or 6468 or 5462.

Grading Basis: Graded

Develops a broad perspective on the peer-reviewed literature concerning the frontier areas of contemporary environmental economics, with an emphasis on incentive and market-based approaches to ecosystem services, valuation of environmental quality and assets, interface between experimental and environmental economics, including such topics as land use change, conservation, pollution control, water resource services, forest ecosystem management. Students will develop critical thinking skills evaluating published studies and identifying gaps in methodology and knowledge for future research.

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