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F&ES 804 01 (24011) /ECON737/EVST340/ECON330
Economics of Natural Resource Management
Robert Mendelsohn
MWF 10.30-11.20 WLH 201
Spring 2014 
 
3 credits. This course uses economic theory and empirical evidence to address nonrenewable resource extraction and renewable resource management. The course teaches students how to apply economics to real-world problems. The nonrenewable resource section focuses on how to consume a resource of limited size over time with applications to fossil fuels, metals, and minerals. The renewable resource section covers management of water, land, and ecosystems. Taught every other year.
Prerequisite: F&ES 505b.