CourseNatural Resources Law and Economics - Law 576
Instructor Dennis Cory   View Faculty Page
Emaildcory@ag.arizona.edu
Units 3 - Graded
Prerequisites:  
Recommended Courses:

ECON 300 or ECON 361 (intermediate microeconomic theory)

 
Overview

A complex set of laws has developed to control the environmental risks posed by potentially polluting activities. Under these laws, environmental risk is controlled by a combination of ex ante regulation and ex post liability. In this course, a survey and an economic evaluation are presented of major environmental legislation designed to protect air, land and water resource quality.

 
Materials  
Course Format

Lectures

 
Written Assignments

Two short (5-7 pages) policy papers on an assigned topic.

 
Type of Exam

1 Mid-term and 1 Final Exam, each receiving 50% weight.

 
Basis for grading

Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E

 
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