Lecture notes and slides in PDF format from a course taught in 2008
Lecture Slides in Environmental and Transport Economics
Archived site for a course exploring "the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment," centered on Kolstad's textbook Environmental Economics. It includes PDF format slides, lecture notes and selected assignments without solutions.
These detailed lecture notes and slides are from an Environmental Economics course at Queen Mary. There are nearly thirty files for download in PDF. Lecture topics include: Introduction, Origins and Prospects, The Origins of Mankind, Population Dynamics, AIDS in Africa, Malthus and His Contemporaries, Fisheries: The Tragedy of the Commons, Global Warming, Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone, Time Preference and Myopia, Nuclear Power and the UK Energy Policy, Neoclassical Analysis of Pollution Costs, Electricity from Renewables, Malthus: Essay on the Principle of Population, Coase: The Problem of Social Cost, Dasgupta: The Population Problem, Boserup: Conditions of Agricultural Growth, McEvedy: European Population History, McEvedy: Asian Population History, Detr: Climate Change and Its Impacts, IPCC WG1: The Third Assessment Report of Working Group I of the (IPCC), Pollution, and Nuclear Power.