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14.42 / 14.420 Environmental Policy and Economics, Spring 2004

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dc.contributor.author Greenstone, Michael
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2004
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-05T05:54:14Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-05T05:54:14Z
dc.date.issued 2004-06
dc.identifier 14.42-Spring2004
dc.identifier.other 14.42
dc.identifier.other 14.420
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-b717876de62f4fcff98533c83979c9fa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/73645
dc.description.abstract This course explores the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment. It will help students develop the tools to estimate the costs and benefits of environmental regulations. These tools will be used to evaluate a series of current policy questions, including: Should air and water pollution regulations be tightened or loosened? What are the costs of climate change in the U.S. and abroad? Is there a "Race to the Bottom" in environmental regulation? Students will help design and execute a cutting edge research project that tests whether air pollution causes infant mortality. To gain real world experience, the course will include a guest lecture from a former EPA plant inspector and is tentatively scheduled to include a visit to a local polluting plant. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject economics en
dc.subject policy en
dc.subject environment en
dc.subject environmental economics en
dc.subject public policy en
dc.subject cost-benefit analysis en
dc.subject resource management en
dc.subject government en
dc.subject safety en
dc.subject health en
dc.subject regulation en
dc.subject sustainability en
dc.subject public goods en
dc.subject pollution en
dc.subject taxes en
dc.subject green en
dc.subject risk en
dc.subject liability en
dc.subject industry en
dc.subject kuznets curves en
dc.subject trade en
dc.subject competition en
dc.subject growth en
dc.subject double dividend en
dc.subject accounting en
dc.subject hedonic en
dc.subject valuation en
dc.subject global warming en
dc.subject cost en
dc.subject 14.42 en
dc.subject 14.420 en
dc.title 14.42 / 14.420 Environmental Policy and Economics, Spring 2004 en
dc.title.alternative Environmental Policy and Economics en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 450604 en
dc.subject.cip Development Economics and International Development en
dc.subject.cip 030103 en
dc.subject.cip Environmental Studies en
dc.subject.cip 030204 en
dc.subject.cip Natural Resource Economics en
dc.date.updated 2012-10-05T05:54:15Z


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