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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 14.475 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Economics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Michael Greenstone 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 14.475 Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features a bibliography of all readings.


    Course Description


    This course explores the theory behind and evidence on regulatory, tax, and other government responses to problems of market failure. Special emphasis is given to developing and implementing tools to evaluate environmental policies. Other topics include cost-benefit analysis, measurement of the benefits of non-market goods and costs of regulations, and the evaluation of the impact of regulations in areas such as financial markets, workplace health and safety, consumer product safety, and other contexts.
     

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