Policy, Economics & Law


  • Classes focus on environmental regulation and economic impacts.
  • Faculty research regulatory measures to mitigate environmental problems, resource allocation, and environmental policy.
  • Students study environmental economics and law and their impacts on natural resource allocation.

People in the Spotlight

Policy, Economics & Law Blogs

Post-Graduation Careers

Alumni with a focus in Policy, Economics & Law work in consulting, for Congress and in environmental law.

Giving Highlight

Policy, Economics and Law

Today’s environmental leaders must possess multiple skill sets. To bridge the divide between the environment and traditional professions, Nicholas offers joint master’s degree programs with Duke’s schools of business, law, engineering and public policy. See how you can help prepare these well-rounded leaders.

Research Spotlight

Dean Chameides to Testify on Climate Change

Dean Chameides to Testify on Climate Change

Uncertainty is not a reason for inaction on U.S. climate policy. Learn more >

Upcoming Events

Dec 02
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall