Nancy E. Bertaux, Professor of Economics & Sustainability

"Efficiency is worthwhile only if our ends are in fact good." — Herman Daly

ECON 320


Click here for Readings and Links for Natural Resources, Ecological & Environmental Economics

Click here for tentative schedule of readings for Part 2 of course

Click here for tentative schedule of readings for Part 1 of course

Click here for syllabus for ECON 320 Fall 2017

Click here for ideas on group projects from Paul Hawken’s Drawdown

Click here for Group Project Report Template: each group should print one copy, fill out at meeting, and turn in at next class meeting

Click here for study sheet for midterm exam Fall 2017

Fall 2017 sustainability events as announced (opportunity for extra credit here!)


Click here for Green Cincinnati Plan (GCP) Recommendations as of 10-16-17

Kroner handout 10-17-17

Next GCP task group next meeting dates (one person from group attend?) here

Examples of recommendation write-ups:

Car-Share write-up

Matt H’s drafts of policy report here, and spreadsheet here


Updated Individual Written Assignment here—  ECON 320 F17

Individual Scholarly Outline and Bibliography hereECON 320 F17

Project Oral Presentation ECON 320 F17

Example of Individual Written Submission for Project

Click here for example of Group Project Presentation

Net Present Value Exercise TL Ch 2

Problem Set 1 Fall 17

Click here for Excel template for Problem Set 1

Click here for Excel answers to Problem Set 1

Click here for blank spreadsheet for responses to Problem Set 2 Survey Exercise

Click here for blank surveys for Problem Set 2, both versions

Click here for spreadsheet with class responses to survey, for your analysis in Problem Set 2

Problem Set 3: Sustainable Yield, Daly Ch. 6

Click here for  answers to Problem Set 3

Click here  for  Practice Sheet (with answers) for Problem Set 4

Click  here  for  Public Good Example

Problem Set 4: Externality, Public Goods, Daly Ch 10 TL Ch 4

Click here for  answers to Problem Set 4


Rubrics for Homework

Rubric Project Presentations and Papers

Detailed Oral Presentation Rubric (if you want more details)

Detailed Rubric Papers (if you want more details)


Experiential Learning Concepts

Learning Goals XU WCB ECON


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