731324 Resource and environmental economics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schmid, Erwin
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


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;


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)


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.

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