The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance College Schools of Business.
Environmental and Resource Economists focus on interactions between the economy and the environment. Topics include society’s use and conservation of renewable and non-renewable resources. the value of ecosystem goods and services to society, the economics of climate change, development of market-based and other economic strategies for environmental protection, international and regional economic issues associated with distribution effects from environmental and natural resource policy; energy economics; water quantity, quality and distribution, economics of invasive species, and more.
To learn more about this field, students are encouraged to view websites from national and international professional and research associations, including the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and Resources for the Future. Faculty members are highly active in a wide variety of related research.
The departmental web pages provide more detail on faculty research interests.
Recommended electives include: