|Mid-term exam*, Thursday, March 1st 7:00-9:00||30%|
|Final exam, partially comprehensive||40%|
|Term paper, 15 pages or more||30%|
|*Students may take the Mid-term Exam before the scheduled time but not after.|
A term paper 15 pages or more. Suggested list of topics available
provided. The term paper must be handed in by 7:00 PM, Friday, April 27th. The penalty for late papers is a grade a day, (i.e., an A paper handed in one day late becomes a B and so forth. All direct and indirect quotations from other sources should be properly acknowledged. Electronic versions of paper are acceptable but hard copies are preferred.
Students should address questions on exams directly. If specific questions are not answered no credit will be given for unrelated responses.
Text:Kolstad, Charles, Environmental Economics (Textbook for course, at bookstore) (K henceforth)
Reference Books (on reserve)
Tietenberg, Tom, Environmental and Natural Resources Economics, 6th edition (On reserve) (T henceforth)
Hartwick, John and Oleweiler, Nancy, The Economics of Natural Resources (On reserve) (H-O henceforth)
Crandall, Robert W., Controlling Industrial Pollution (On reserve)
Dorfman, Robert and Nancy, Economics of Environment, 3rd edition (On reserve) (D henceforth)
Stavins, Robert N., Economics of Environment, 4th edition (On reserve) (S henceforth)
Cooper, Richard N., Environmental Policy in a World Economy (On reserve)
Sunstein, Cass, Risk and Reason
Breyer, Stephen, Breaking the Vicious Circle (On reserve)
Perman, Roger and coauthors, Natural Resources and Environmental Economics (On reserve). This is a more advanced book, which individual students may want to consult.
Nordhaus, William, Warming the World