Economics Course in the Spotlight: ECON 198 – Intro to Nonmarket Valuation in SP16

Economics Course in the Spotlight for SP16

ECON 198 – Intro to Nonmarket Valuation (2 units)

This course is for those students interested in environmental resources, marketing and cost benefit analysis. We will examine the theory and methods for estimating the economic value of non-market resources through hands-on applications using real-world and simulated data.

Prerequisites: Some Intermediate Microeconomic or Econometrics (100 or 120 series) or Econ 131 or Econ 132 or Econ 145 or Econ 176, or consent of instructor. Please send a message via the VAC for clearance to add the class.

Class will meet from 10:00-11:20am on: 3/28, 4/8, 4/11, 4/22, 4/25, 5/6, 5/9, 5/20, 5/23, 6/3.

Instructor: Professor James Hilger

This specific topic can only be taken once. Students can petition to combine this 2 unit course with Econ 173AL – Applied Finance Laboratory (another 2 unit course) for a standard UD econ elective.


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