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ECO 310 Environmental Economics (3 credits)
This course will familiarize students with many fundamental concepts, ideals and tools needed to understand environmental economics. Topics of discussion and assessment will include: conceptualizations of environmental degradation, ethical standards, economic principles, intercommunications between social behaviors, and environmental policy for the public and private sectors in developed and developing countries, as well as the economic implications of alternative environmental policies.
ECO 359 Political Economics of Developing Nations (3 credits)
The current status of developing nations is studied in light of their historical and political development and their relationships with the developed world. The origins and dynamics of underdevelopment, associated political structures, and the consequences of the entry of the world market into formally isolated societies are examined. Focus is on poverty, unemployment, population growth, international trade, technology, and the environment, with emphasis on policy choices for developed and developing nations.