The Maxwell School
Peter J Wilcoxen
Optional exercises on a range of topics from several of my courses. 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.
Demand, Supply and Markets
Problems on demand, supply, market equilibrium, consumer surplus, producer surplus, deadweight loss and efficiency.
Choice and Cost Benefit Analysis
Indifference curves, budget constraints, present value and expected value.
Producer Behavior and Market Structure
Cost minimization, profit maximization and markets.
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.
Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University