731324 Resource and environmental economics


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Schmid, Erwin
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2019
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

1. Concepts of Sustainability;

2. Principles of welfare economics;

3. Economics of renewable and non-renewable Resources;

4. Environmental Economics (Concept of Externalities: Environmental Targets and Policy Instruments);

5. Irreversibility, Risk, and Uncertainty;

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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

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The Course shoul help

* to develop a strong understanding of the fundamental principles of environmental and resource economics;

* to strengthen the ability to read and synthesize papers in applied economics;

* to foster creative and independent thinking about problems in the area of environmental and resource.

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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.