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Community, Environment and Development (CED)

CED 450 (IL) International Development, Renewable Resources, and the Environment (3) Theories of agricultural and economic development, with particular attention to interactions between development, renewable resources, and the environment.

CED 450 International Development, Renewable Resources, and the Environment (3)

This course introduces the key economic concepts and theories used to analyze agricultural and economic development in developing countries, with particular attention to interactions between development, natural resources, and the environment. The course examines how economic development can affect natural resources and the environment, and how resource and environmental conditions affect development. The course integrates theory with empirical evidence from developing countries, so that students gain an understanding of how different development strategies have actually fared in practice.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: 6 credits in Environmental Economics Resource Economics or Economics

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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