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ECO 357 Environ & Development

This course studies the relationship between environmental economics and development theory by quantifying the impact of a firm on its community and environment. Effects quantified range from the positive impact of jobs, salaries and voluntary service to the negative impact of pollution, congestion and resource draw-down. Analysis based on US and international issues. Several fields are integrated such as social auditing, environmental accounting, environmental economics, local and regional planning, ecology and environmental sciences, as well as ethical and legal issues.Prerequisites: ECO 205