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College of Agricultural Sciences

AEC 434 – Benefit-cost Analysis (4)

Develops the fundamental tools for Benefit-Cost Analysis, a technique for evaluating a project or investment by comparing the economic benefits with the economic costs of the activity. Examines the tricky topic of how to measure the benefits of non-market such as good health and higher environmental quality. The methods introduced here apply to a wide variety of situations. Explores the broad issues of how to think about uncertainty and risk, how to discount future costs and benefits, to value lives saved, and other challenging topics. (Writing Intensive Course) This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

Course Attributes
Core, Skills, WIC

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
Sp21546694004Langpap, C.Online Open252500
Registration Restrictions
Enforced Prereqs: AEC 311 [C-] or ECON 411 [C-]
Recommended: STAT 352 or familiarity with regression analysis
Class Notes: Online section.

Textbooks  [ Textbooks]

Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact instructor to request syllabus.
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= This is a Baccalaureate Core course
= Fees may apply to this course
Registration Restrictions:
+ = Include restriction (may register if you meet this criteria)
- = Exclude restriction (may not register if you meet this criteria)
* = Prerequisite may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course