ACE 310: Natural Resource Economics
Economic principles are used to analyze a broad range of natural resource policy and management issues. Economic concepts developed include public goods, social welfare, discounting, dynamic efficiency, and resource scarcity. Natural resources examined include biodiversity, fisheries, forests, minerals, soil, and water resources. Same as ENVS 310 and NRES 310.
Prerequisites (Must be complete BEFORE taking this course):
ACE 100 or ECON 102
Instructors Teaching the Course:
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Additional Course Information
Read more about what Dr. Brazee has to say about ACE 310!
Is this class discussion-based or lecture-based? How would you describe your teaching style?
The class is divided evenly between lectures and discussions.
How are students evaluated (e.g. multiple choice or essay tests, papers, etc.)?
Students are evaluated through short answer tests, multiple choice quizzes, and in-class essays and problems.
In what ways does this course prepare students to move through the program and/or into the work force?
The course prepares students to analyze economic aspects of a wide ranger of natural resource policy questions and management problems. Students will learn about the allocation of natural resources over time.
What is your background in Agricultural and Consumer Economics?
Although I have worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before coming to the University of Illinois, my background is primarily in natural resource economics.
What is your attendance policy?
Attendance is optional, but most students will want to attend most lectures and discussions to complete in-class essays and problems.