The Economy and the Environment
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Investigates the linkages between economic activity and the environment. Studies the relationships between economic growth, trade, urbanization and the global environment, with a particular focus on urban air pollution, water pollution, hazardous waste, solid waste management, and climate change. Environmental policy design, in both developed and developing countries, is the central unifying theme of the course. The course is non-technical in nature and does not require any background in economics or environmental studies.
Note: Credit will not be granted for 111 if 381 or ES 312 have already been completed. ECON 111 and 381 or ES 312 cannot be taken concurrently.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.