Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011

Absolute Must Reads

There is no way anyone should teach a course on environmental economics and not assign these papers by Garrett Hardin and John Krutilla.


Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Problem of Social Cost

There are lots of interpretations of Coase out there - including, but not limited to, Kahn (your textbook author) chapter 3, Haab, and Friedman.

I figure, let's read it ourselves - The Problem of Social Cost.

What do you think he was trying to say?

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Stavins for Thursday

Please read and comment by 8am Thursday.

The Myth of the Universal Market

The Myth of Simple Market Solutions

One last Myth

First blogging assignment

Please answer these questions by 8am Thursday.

1) Why are you taking this course?
2) What do you bring to the class?
3) Is there something specific you hope to learn?

Welcome to Economics 255

Good morning. This site will serve as the class blog. I will post articles from time to time and expect you to read them and comment before the next class meeting. Additionally, any outside readings will be posted here (also linked on the course homepage) - you are expected to comment on all outside readings before class.

Take a look at previous entries for examples.