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ECON 432 - Seminar in Energy and Environmental Economics

FC SSCI QFR WADV
4 credits
This seminar examines energy and environmental economics issues, mostly in the U.S. We will discuss carbon and sulfur dioxide emissions in the context of the electricity and automotive industries, as well as the transition to renewable energy. We will consider some of the main government programs that affect pollution, efficiency, and social welfare. Students will write and present an original economics research paper.

Prerequisites: ECON 251 and ECON 255.
Sustainability
This course is cross-listed with ENVS-432



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