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Environmental and Resource Economics

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.

Environmental and Resource Economics - choose two courses from the following:

  • ECON 751 – Public Economics
  • ECON 767 – Environmental Economics
  • ECON 769 – Advanced Natural Resource Economics

Recommended electives include:

  • ECON 615 – Water Resource Economics & Policy
  • ECON 651 – Public Finance
  • ECON 654 – Economics of Government Regulation
  • ECON 667 – Natural Resource & Environmental Economics
  • ECON 772 – Spatial Economics
  • MATH 786 – Cooperative Game Theory
  • MATH 629 – Dynamical Systems
  • MATH 780 – Topics in Advanced Mathematics: Cooperative Game Theory
  • MATH 752 – Operations Research II – Stochastic Models
  • MATH 753 – Stochastic Models and Simulation

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