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EVSP502 - Environmental Economics

Course Details

Course Code: EVSP502 Course ID: 2746 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a qualitative and quantitative study of the public and private economic costs and effects of environmental programs, industrialization, regulation, and international and national environmental policies, among other issues.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1 Evaluate the theoretical basis of environmental economics.
  • LO 2 Examine key variables and theoretical frameworks that should be considered when incorporating economic interests into environmental policy and decision making.
  • LO 3 Analyze the similarities and differences of specific environmental policies from culturally and geographically diverse areas of the world.
  • LO 4 Assess current empirical evidence regarding environmental economic issues.
  • LO 5 Analyze the economic impact of an environmental policy both spatially and temporally.
  • LO 6 Evaluate the validity of current environmental policy as it relates to economic issues and drivers.
NameGrade %
Forums 24.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.00 %
Week 2 Forum 3.00 %
Week 3 Forum 3.00 %
Week 4 Forum 3.00 %
Week 5 Forum 3.00 %
Week 6 Forum 3.00 %
Week 7 Forum 3.00 %
Week 8 Forum 3.00 %
Article Reviews 51.00 %
Article Review 1 17.00 %
Article Review 2 17.00 %
Article Review 3 17.00 %
Final Analysis Paper 25.00 %
Final Paper 25.00 %

Required Readings - See the Lessons for additional readings and weekly lecture notes

Additional Resources:

Daly, H.E. and Farley, J. (2004). Ecological economics: principles and applications. Washington, DC: Island Press. Available from http://www.netlibrary.com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=118237

Please go to the Environmental Policy & Management | Program Guide: Home in the APUS Library for additional resources:

http://apus.campusguides.com/environmental_policy_management?hs=a

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

Book Title:Markets and the Environment- ebook available through the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781597260473
Publication Info:Island Press
Author:Keohane, Nathaniel O. / Olmstead, Sheila M.
Unit Cost:$26.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.