The Sustainable Economy: Concepts and Methods
AEDECON 4330 Introduces students to core concepts of sustainability in economics and the quantitative methods necessary to understand and evaluate sustainable development. Prereq: 4310 and ENR 3900, or permission of instructor. Undergraduate 3.0 4330_Fall ...
Assessing Sustainability: Project Experience
AEDECON 4567 Students gain experience in sustainability assessment by applying concepts and quantitative methods to evaluate environmental, economic, social & technical sustainability of specific projects. EEDS major capstone. Co-taught by ENR/AEDE fa ...
Energy, the Environment, and the Economy
AEDECON 4320 Understand the role of energy in the economy and the environment. Explore the economics of clean, renewable energy, and understand the different policies for pollution control. Prereq: 2001 (200) or Econ 2001 (200). Not open to students with ...
Introduction to Sustainability
AEDECON 2500 Introduces students to principles from various disciplines related to social, economic and environmental sustainability. Students will evaluate key concepts and examine tradeoffs that are a part of sustainability action using case studies rep ...
International Economics and Policy
AEDECON 6200 Application of economic theory and methods to current problems in international economics, policy and trade. Prereq: 4001 (500) or Econ 4001 (501). Not open to students with credit for 734. Graduate 3.0 AEDE-6200_Syllabus-AU21.pdf Autumn 2023 ...
Regional and International Development
AEDECON 6400 Application of economic theory and methods to current problems in regional and international economic development. Prereq: 6010 or 4001 (500), or Econ 4001 (501). Not open to students with credit for 833. Graduate 3.0 AEDE-6400_Syllabus-SP22. ...
Economics of Coastal Erosion and Adaptation to Sea Level Rise
This paper provides a review and synthesis of geo-economic models that are used to analyze coastal erosion management and shoreline change. We outline a generic framework for analyzing risk-mitigating and/or recreation-enhancing policy interventions withi ...
Welfare, Wealth and Sustainability
Growing concerns over climate change and the potential for large damages due to non-linear processes underscore the need for meaningful sustainability assessment of an economy. Economists have developed rigorous approaches to conceptualizing sustainabilit ...
Missing the forest for the trees: balancing shale exploration and conservation goals through policy
Unconventional shale gas activity has presented both challenges and opportunities for conservation. The unique nature of horizontal drilling used in shale exploration allows for a reduction in the footprint of shale-related activity in the landscape. Howe ...
Coastal Climate Adaptation: A Grand Challenge for Environmental and Resource Economics
Coastal climate adaptation unites approaches within environmental and resource economics and other disciplines. Sea-level rise, ocean warming and acidification, and increased storminess are press and pulse disturbances that threaten to alter or intensify ...