Taught in English. As of Spring 2018, this course counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors. Students will examine how basic economic theory can be used to understand and analyze environmental pollution and resource degradation problems. Topics include environmental economics and policy, including economics of pollution control, valuing the environment, regional and global air and water pollution; natural resource economics, both renewable and non-renewable resources; and sustainable development, macroeconomic aspect of environmental policy, and Green Accounting. (TU #40511003)
For SU students, this course counts as an economic elective.
Class taught by Tsinghua’s School of Economics & Management and may not be available every semester. Tsinghua’s exam schedule for this course may require students to stay beyond the regular SU Beijing program end-date.
Registration notes: For matriculated SU students, counts as an economics elective. Counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors.
Prereq: Introductory microeconomics course