731138 Economics of global commons and climate change


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Mitter, Hermine
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

- Introduction to and discussion of widely used theories, concepts, tools and methods in economics and social sciences that are relevant to climate change
- Working with scientific texts related to global commons and climate change economics
- Preparing a short seminar paper on topics related to the economics of global commons and climate change
- Discussion of important topics related to global commons and climate change

Previous knowledge expected

No.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completion of the class, the participants are able:
- to define widely used theories and concepts in climate change economics, to explain their advantages and limitations and to examine specific applications;
- to synthesize scientific texts related to climate change economics;
- to recognize challenges related to global commons and climate change and to communicate their understanding and perception clearly and non-judgmentally.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.