IAS C175

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<h3 class=”topic”>The Economics of Climate Change</h3>
<p><b>IAS C175 The Economics of Climate Change</b></p>
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<em>Prerequisites: 106, 107, Economics 1, or equivalent</em><p></p>
<p>CCN: 46507</p>
<p>Units/Credit: 4</p>
<p>Time/Location: TuTh 11-12:30PM, 166 BARROWS</p>
<p>Final Exam Group: 13: THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 8-11AM</p>
<p>Instructor: David Anthoff</p>
<div class=”course-des”>The course will start with a brief introduction and evaluation of the scientific aspects behind climate change. Economic models will be developed to analyze the impacts of climate change and provide and critique existing and proposed policy tools. Specific topics studied are impacts on water resources and agriculture, economic evaluation of impacts, optimal control of greenhouse gases, benefit cost analysis, international treaty formation, discounting, uncertainty, irreversibility, and extreme events.
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