ECO 260 - Introduction to Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
||This is aimed at exploring and examining human relationship with the environment with special emphasis on Bangladesh. The course surveys the economic, cultural, social, and political aspects of human population dynamics, food resources and hunger, mineral and energy resources, air, land, and water pollution, wilderness and wildlife resources, urban and rural land usage, toxic waste management from environmental and conservation viewpoints. The course makes recommendations and probes possible solutions to contemporary resource and environmental problems of Bangladesh. Current issues important to the environment are stressed in class projects.
[Pre-requisite: ECO 101 / ECO 103 ]
[Credit Hours: 3]