ECN 437 Environmental and Resource Economics

Supplementary Exercises

Optional exercises you may want to do to help prepare for exams. Many of the exercises have solutions available online; for those that don't, stop by during office hours and we can talk over your answer. The exercises are organized by broad topic.
Present Value
Most of these problems include a link to a page of notes on the solution. Also, many of the problems in the section on uncertainty involve present value calculations.
Uncertainty and Expected Value
Most of these also involve present value calculations.
Multiple Source Pollution Control
Includes problems on taxes and permits under uncertainty.
Measuring Environmental Benefits
Most problems also involve taxes, permits or other policies.
Environmental Public Goods
Problems involving non-rival or congestible goods.
Exhaustible and Recyclable Resources
Fossil fuels and metals.
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