Jul 21, 2024  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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ECON 361 - Environmental Economics


Understanding how environmental problems come to be and how best to solve them, with keen attention to the role and nature of markets, human behavior, institutions, and governmental policy. Students learn to see and redefine environmental problems as failures of incentives; investigate economic theory, concepts and tools relevant for environmental policy and understand the political and environmental history and complexity of environmental issues such as water management and air quality control.

Pre-req:  ECON 201 - Principles of Economics: Micro
Cross-listed with ECON 361
3 credits



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