PAI 777 -- Spring 2018
Economics of Environmental Policy

 Lectures



Introduction

Lecture #1 -- 1/17/2018 -- What is Environmental Economics?


Tools of Economic Analysis

Lecture #2 -- 1/22/2018 -- Market Failures

Lecture #3 -- 1/24/2018 -- Modeling Pollution

MAC spreadsheet from today's class


Government Intervention in Environmental Policy

Lecture #4 -- 1/29/2018 -- The Coase Theorem

Lecture #5 -- 1/31/2018 -- Command and Control Policies

Lecture #6 -- 2/5/2018 -- Command and Control/Taxes & Subsidies

Lecture #7 -- 2/7/2018 -- Taxes & Subsidies

Lecture #8 -- 2/12/2018 -- Tradable Discharge Permits

Trading results sreadsheet

Lecture #9 -- 2/14/2018 -- Permit Trading Examples

Lecture #10 -- 2/19/2018 -- Policy Instrument Choice: Theory

Handout on uncertainty

Lecture #11 -- 2/21/2018 -- Policy Instrument Choice: Water

Lecture #12 -- 2/26/2018 -- Environmental Federalism

Lecture #13 -- 2/28/2018 -- Behavioral Economics and Energy Efficiency


Valuing Environmental Benefits and Costs

Lecture #14 -- 3/5/2018 -- Valuing Environmental Benefits: Revealed Preference Approaches

Lecture #15 -- 3/7/2018 -- Valuing Environmental Benefits: Revealed & Stated Preference Approaches

Lecture #16 -- 3/19/2018 -- Valuing Environmental Benefits: Stated Preference Approaches/Estimating Costs 

Lecture #17-- 3/21/2018 -- Estimating Costs/Benefit-Cost Analysis 

Lecture #18 -- 3/28/2018 -- Benefit-Cost Analysis 

Discounting example

Lecture #19 -- 4/2/2018 -- Benefit-Cost Analysis 


Energy and Water Resources

Lecture #20 -- 4/4/2018 -- Costs and Benefits of Climate Change/Energy Pricing

Lecture #21 -- 4/9/2018 -- Energy Pricing/Alternative Energy Technologies

Energy pricing slides

Energy technology slides

Lecture #22 -- 4/11/2018 -- Alternative Energy Technologies

Energy technology slides, part 2

Lecture #23 -- 4/13/2018 -- Water as a Scarce Resource


The Environment in Developing Countries

Lecture #24 -- 4/16/2018 -- Growth and the Environment

Lecture #25 -- 4/18/2018 -- Environmental Issues in Developing and Emerging Economies


International Environmental Policies

Lecture #26 -- 4/23/2018 -- Policies to Promote Environmental Protection in Developing Countries

 

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