API 135. Economics of Climate Change and Environmental Policy

Semester: 

Spring
  • Professor: Robert N. Stavins
  • Term: Spring
  • Days: W, F
  • Time: 1:30-2:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences | Harvard Kennedy School
  • Course ID: 170018
  • Subject Area: Economics

Provides a survey, from the perspective of economics, of public policy issues associated with environmental protection and natural resources management. Lectures on conceptual and methodological topics are combined with examinations of specific resource and environmental issues, with a particular focus on global climate change economics and policy.

Notes: Offered jointly with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as ECON-1661.

Prerequisite: Introductory microeconomics