EPHE Core Schedule of Lectures and Assignments

ECL 298-008 (40087)

Time: TR 12:10-1:30
Room: Storer 2342

Introduction

Jan 5 – The unification of the social sciences (Richerson) - Read: Gintis Unity BBS

Economic Approaches to Human Behavior (Sanchirico/Springborn/Lin)

Jan 7 – Theory of consumer/firm, overview of economics and fields (Sanchirico)

Jan 12 – Public Goods and Externalities (Sanchirico/Lin)

Jan 14 – Dynamic Resource Models (Lin)

Jan 19 – Decision-making under uncertainty (Springborn)

Cultural Evolution (Richerson/McElreath)

Jan 21 – The nature of culture (Richerson)

Jan 26 – Modeling cultural evolution (Richerson/McElreath)

Jan 28 – Analyzing cultural evolution (Richerson/McElreath)

People and Conservation (Darwent/Borgerhoff Mulder)

Feb 2 – Many roads to conservation (Borgerhoff Mulder)

Feb 4 – (Darwent)

Feb 9 – TBD

Feb 11 – TBD

Cultural Ecology/Political Ecology (Orlove/Winterhalder)

Feb 16

Feb 18

Feb 23

Feb 25

Environmental Policy and Politics (Lubell)

Mar 2 – Policy Tools

Mar 4 – Overview of US Environmental Laws

Mar 9 – Theories of the Policy Process

Mar 11 – Frontiers in Policy Research