PAI 777 -- Spring 2017
Economics of Environmental Policy

 Lectures



Introduction

Lecture #1 -- 1/18/17 -- What is Environmental Economics?

The Tools of Economic Analysis

Lecture #2 -- 1/23/17 -- Market Failures

Lecture #3 -- 1/25/17 -- Modeling Pollution


Government Intervention in Environmental Policy

Lecture #4 -- 1/30/17 -- The Coase Theorem

Lecture #5 -- 2/1/17 -- Command and Control Policies for the Environment

Lecture #6 -- 2/6/17 -- Command and Control/Pigouvian Taxes

Lecture #7 -- 2/8/17 -- Emissions Fees

Lecture #8 -- 2/13/17 -- Transferable Discharge Permits

Lecture #9 -- 2/15/17 -- Permit Trading in Practice

Lecture #10 -- 2/20/17 -- Permits/Uncertainty

Lecture #11 -- 2/22/17 -- Policy Insrument Choice/Water Quality

Lecture #12 -- 2/27/17 -- Water Policy/Environmental Federalism


Valuing Environmental Benefits & Costs

Lecture #13 -- 3/1/17 -- Environmental Federalism/Valuing Environmental Benefits: Revealed Preference Approaches

Lecture #14 -- 3/6/17 -- Valuing Environmental Benefits: Revealed Preference Approaches

Lecture #15 -- 3/8/17 -- Valuing Environmental Benefits: Stated Preference Approaches

Lecture #16 -- 3/20/17 -- Estimating Costs

Lecture #17 -- 3/22/17 -- Benefit-Cost Analysis

Lecture #18 -- 3/22/17 -- The Costs and Benefits of Energy and Climate


Energy and Water Resources

Lecture #19 -- 3/27/17 -- Energy Pricing 

Lecture #20 -- 4/3/17 -- Energy Pricing/Alternative Energy Technologies  

Lecture #21 -- 4/5/17 -- Alternative Energy Technologies  

Lecture #22 -- 4/10/17 -- Alternative Energy Technologies/Water as a Scarce Resource  


The Environment in Developing Countries

Lecture #23 -- 4/12/17 -- Growth and the Environment

Lecture #24 -- 4/17/17 -- Environmental Issues in Developing and Emerging Economies

Lecture #25 -- 4/19/17 -- Environmental Issues in Developing and Emerging Economies


International Environmental Policies

Lecture #26 -- 4/24/17 -- Policies to Promote Environmental Protection in Developing Countries

Lecture #27 -- 4/26/17 -- International Trade Agreements


Political Economy

Lecture #28 -- 5/1/17 -- The Political Economy of Environmental Policy

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