API 905Y: Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy


  • Professor: Robert N. Stavins
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 4:30-5:45PM
  • School: Harvard Kennedy School
  • Course ID: 205003

This is an advanced research seminar on selected topics in environmental and resource economics. Emphasizes theoretical models, quantitative empirical analysis, and public policy applications. Includes presentations by invited outside speakers. Students prepare critiques of presented papers and prepare a research paper of their own.

Notes: Please note, this is one half of a yearlong course. Students enrolled in the fall section will automatically be enrolled in the spring section. Also offered by the Economics Department as Econ 3116.

Prerequisites: This course is intended primarily for PhD students in economics, political economy and government, public policy, or related fields with interests in applications in the environmental and natural resource area. Prerequisites include a graduate-level course in microeconomic theory, such as Econ. 2010a, Econ 2020a, API-109, API-110, or permission of instructor.