The goal of this course is for students to learn about the economics of environmental issues in South Asia (defined here as Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). The economic tools will include externalities and consideration of common and open access goods. The issues discussed will be topical, and the students will get to choose a topic for their research project.
Satisfies a major requirement in Economics
Satisfies a major requirement in Environmental Studies
Satisfies a minor requirement in Economics
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Environmental Studies
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in South Asian Studies
Economics 101 (Introductory Economics)