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International Economic Tools Course August 10-21, Stanford University, USA

Course participants at Golden Gate Bridge

CSF held its 2009 International Economic Tools Course from August 10-12, 2009 at Stanford University in California, USA.

During the two-week course, participants learned to use economics to be more strategic and successful in their conservation work. Participants studied natural resource and environmental economics, practiced communication and negotiation techniques, and got hands-on experience with cost-benefit analysis.

Group photo at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Economic Tools for Conservation - 2009 International Course

In 2009 Conservation Strategy Fund gave its 11th annual international training course Economic Tools for Conservation at Stanford University. During the two-week course, participants learn to use economics to be more strategic and successful in their conservation work. Participants study natural resource and environmental economics, practice communication and negotiation techniques, and get hands-on experience with cost-benefit analysis. This course is presented in partnership with the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University and The Nature Conservancy.

Program
The course covers the following subjects:

Microeconomics
Market theory: supply, demand, market equilibrium, and competition.

Tenosique: análisis económico-ambiental de un proyecto hidroeléctrico en el Río Usumacinta

Series number: 
10
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