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Robert Stavins

Appointment
A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development
Office Address
79 John F. Kennedy St. Littauer Bldg 306
617-495-1820
API-905Y

This is an advanced research seminar on selected topics in environmental and resource economics. Emphasizes theoretical models, quantitative empirical analysis, and public policy applications. Includes presentations by invited outside speakers. Students prepare critiques of presented papers and prepare a research paper of their own.

Please note, this is one half of a yearlong course. Students enrolled in the fall section will automatically be enrolled in the spring section. Also offered by the Economics Department as Ec 2690hf.

Prerequisites: This course is intended primarily for PhD students in economics, political economy and government, public policy, or related fields with interests in applications in the environmental and natural resource area. Prerequisites include a graduate-level course in microeconomic theory, such as Econ. 2010a, Econ 2020a, API-109, API-110, or permission of instructor.