Coming Fall 2016: Environmental Economics

This September, join Urvashi Kaul, RFK Compass Education Manager and Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at SIPA, for her Executive Education course, Environmental Economics.

This course provides an introduction to environmental economics through a discussion of the basic principles of microeconomics as they apply to environmental issues and analysis of case studies that illustrate how economics can guide conservation practice and policy.  Class discussion also includes a review of solutions to such market failures, such as taxes and subsidies, fees and quotas, especially tradable emissions permits, e.g., carbon markets.

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Course Dates: Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4 (6:10 – 8:10 PM)

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