Resource Economics (RECO)

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Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

RECO 800 - Marketing Communications Research: Methodological Foundations

Credits: 4

Concepts, tools, and techniques to facilitate accurate product, service, and idea marketing communications. Specific applications to tourism and economic/community development initiatives are included. Prereq: Basic statistics course; or permission.

RECO 808 - Environmental Economics

Credits: 4

Environmental pollution, the market economy, and optimal resource allocation; alternative control procedures; levels of environmental protection and public policy; property right issues. Prereq: intermediate microeconomic theory; permission.

RECO #811 - Marine Resource Economics

Credits: 4

Economic overview of the marine environment; interactions/conflicts surrounding this multiple-use resource. Economics of fisheries; marine recreation; aquaculture; endangered species; non-market ecosystem services. Prereq: EREC 411, ECON 401 or ECON 402 or equivalent or permission. (Offered every other semester.)

RECO 856 - Rural and Regional Economic Development

Credits: 4

Concepts and methods of delineating regional economies, methods of measuring activity, regional development, and public policies. Emphasis on empirical research studies. Prereq: intermediate economy theory or permission. (Offered every year.)

RECO 895 - Investigations

Credits: 2-4

A) Agricultural Marketing; B) Agricultural Production and Farm Management; C) Community Development; D) Economics of Human Resources; E) Economics of Population and Food; F) Land Economics; G) Marine Economics; H) Rural Economic Development; I) Regional Economics; J) Water Economics. Special assignments in readings, investigations, or field problems. Prereq: permission. May be repeated.

RECO 898 - Directed Research

Credits: 4-6

Hours and credits to be arranged. Not available if credit obtained for RECO 899. A year-long course; an IA grade continuous grading) given at the end of the first semester. Prereq: permission. Cr/F.

RECO 899 - Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-10

May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credits. Cr/F.

RECO 911 - Natural and Environmental Resource Management

Credits: 4

Fundamental economic, aesthetic, and ethical principles involved in the management of natural resources and ways to apply these principles in the formulation and evaluation of resource-management policies including the management of specific renewable resources, soils, water, forests, and wildlife. (Also offered as RAM 911.) Prereq: permission. (Offered every other year.)

RECO 993 - Natural and Environmental Resources Seminar

Credits: 1

Presentation and discussion of recent research, literature, and policy problems in the natural and social sciences influencing resource use. (Also offered as RAM 993.) Cr/F.