Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment - Social Cost Benefit Analysis ECON 4350   Social Cost Benefit Analysis
Social cost benefit analysis is used to evaluate public projects and private sector regulations. It is similar to the revenue cost accounting used by firms but takes into account external costs and benefits such as environmental damages. This course explains the methodology in the context of case studies after which students apply the method to evaluate a public policy problem.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: ECON 2200.03 (or ECON 2210.03 or ECON 2220.03), and ECON 3335.03 (or ECON 3330.03 or ECON 3319.03 or ECON 3332.03), with minimum grades of C