ERIC Number: EJ618871
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
What Does Economics Contribute to Environmental Education?
Schug, Mark C.
Social Studies, v91 n2 p53-57 Mar-Apr 2000
Considers what students are learning about the environment. Summarizes ways in which market forces can improve environmental quality. Discusses the "tragedy of the commons" (people overuse things they do not own) and the role of private property rights. Considers noneconomic and economic remedies and gives examples of market-oriented reforms. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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