ECON-250 - Environmental Economics

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: ECON 101 or permission of the instructor. Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $351.12 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ECON250.pdf

This course provides an introduction to the concepts and methods of analysis in environmental economics. It applies microeconomic principles to the examination of market failures and how they may be corrected either through incentives or policy. Topics include valuing the environment, cost-benefit analysis, environmental policy analysis, and specific Canadian environmental issues and policy.