This course explores the role of property rights and related institutions in natural resource stewardship. Potential applications of this perspective to natural resource policy, both in Canada and internationally, are considered. Classes use a discussion based approach. The learning objective for the course is the development of critical thinking skills. The readings emphasize original sources. Students are expected to conduct original research on some aspect of the role of property rights and related institutions in the resolution of a current natural resource stewardship problem.
Prerequisite(s): 1 of (FARE*2700, ECON*2310, ECON*2100), 0.50 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level in FARE or ECON