2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Environmental Economics

Spring quarter

Faculty: Ralph Murphy political science and economics

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30348 (4 GR)  

Credits: 4(S)

Class Standing: Graduate

Offered During: Evening


This MES elective is designed with both theoretical and practical applied components to develop a strong understanding for how economics (and related topics) can improve and enhance environmental problem solving.A major goal of the class is to make students familiar and comfortable with the language, concepts, models and methodologies used in environmental economic analysis.The class explores the uses and applications of key concepts from micro, environmental, and ecological economics to develop a deeper understanding of public policy initiatives for the environment, sustainability, regulatory reform, and the challenges of the current fiscal crisis in the United States

Maximum Enrollment: 15

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Mon

Undergraduate Credit Option: Requires Faculty Approval

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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