Students graduating with an EEP degree will be able to:
1. Explain microeconomic theory at the intermediate level, including producer theory, how markets work and prices are formulated, market failure and its causes, and welfare theory.
2. Analyze natural resource and environmental management issues, including the management of specific resources (such as fishery, forests, land, and water), by applying relevant economic theory and tools.
3. Apply statistics and regression techniques to economic data and models and evaluate results.
4. Communicate the process and results of economic analysis of environmental and natural resource issues through a variety of written and oral methods.
5. Demonstrate the powers and constraints of US legal structures and policy tools to address environmental and natural resource issues.