MESĀ 602. Economics of Natural Resources. 3 Credit Hours.

Course brings together the approaches of natural resource and environmental economics to provide a comprehensive overview of the economics of national, international, and global environmental problems. A unifying theme throughout the course is the concept of sustainable development, defined as maximizing the net benefit to economic development while maintaining the services and quality of natural resources over time. Economic reasoning is used to examine the causes and consequences of environmental and resource problems and measures for dealing with them.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.