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INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH ECONOMICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 110 A
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH ECONOMICS 
Transcript Title: ENVT & HEALTH ECON 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course introduces basic theories and findings in environmental and health economics. It ephasizes how the economic models and concepts can be used to analyze environmental and health issues. The course begins with an introduction of theoretical economic concepts and models; then it moves on to several policy relevant environmental and health topics. Particular issues include externality, common goods and public goods, valuation of environmental goods and health, market failure and health, environmental regulations, pollution and health, and the economics of climate change. The course draws on many different resources for this class including journal articles, newspaper articles and textbooks. Assessment: questions in the problem sets (20%), news article analysis (10%), participation (10%), tmidterm (25%), and final exam (35%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTORY ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH ECONOMICS 
Partner University Department: Economics 
Partner University Course Number: ECON2310