Develops skills to carry out research that integrates environmental and economic aspects of sustainability by introducing extensively used quantitative tools for analyzing human-environmental interactions in the field of ecological economics. These include, e.g., index number calculations and decomposition analysis, Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), environmental input-output analysis and life-cycle analysis, and multi-criteria decisions aid (MCDA). Students will need laptops to run models during class. (Technical)
GEOG416: Conceptualizing and Modeling Human-Environmental Interactions
GEOG306, STAT100, or MATH111; or permission of BSOS-Geography department. Corequisite: MATH130, MATH140, or MATH220. Credit only granted for: GEOG416 or GEOG498N. Formerly: GEOG498N.
Grading Method: Regular Regular grading