Kolstoe, Sonja H. and Cameron, Trudy Ann (2018) Climate policy, land cover, and bird populations: Differential impacts on the future welfare of birders in the Pacific Northwest. vol. 42. no. 2. pp. 272-310. Agricultural and Resource Economic Review. Web Address
Kolstoe, Sonja H. and Cameron, Trudy Ann (2017) The Non-market Value of Birding Sites and the Marginal Value of Additional Species: Biodiversity in a Random Utility Model of Site Choice by eBird Members. vol. 137. pp. 1–12. Ecological Economics. Web Address
Riddel, Mary and Kolstoe, Sonja H. (2013) Heterogeneity in life-duration preferences: Are risky recreationists really more risk loving?. vol. 46. no. 2. pp. 191-213. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. Web Address
Introduction to the ideas and tools economists use to understand human behavior constrained by scarce resources. Analytical tools introduced include supply and demand analysis, elasticities, models of perfect and imperfect competition. These tools will be used to study topics such as consumer and producer decision making, taxation, environmental quality and health care. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
ECON 430 ECONOMETRICS (Fall 2019)
Principles of econometric model building, empirical testing and statistical inference. Introduction to the theory and application of time series and limited dependents variable models. Prerequisites: C or better in all of the following: ECON 211, ECON 212, ECON 230, MATH 155, MATH 160 (or 201). Three hours per week.
ENVR 210 PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRO ECON (Spring 2020)
Introduction to the ideas and tools economists use to understand human behavior that is constrained by scarce resources with applications to environmental policy. Analytic tools, including demand and supply analysis, will be used to introduce students to policies to address externalities, including the use of taxes, subsidies and marketable pollution permits. Three hours per week with enhancement.