Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
20 September 2019
Requisites for this module
(EC115 or BE300 or IA156 or MA101) and EC202
Many environmental issues can be discussed within a framework of economic analysis that has its roots in the study of capital theory, welfare economics, externalities, regulation design and cost-benefit analysis. The course will focus on the economic analysis relevant for the study of environmental policy.
It is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the strength and weakness of economic analysis as applied in these areas.
At the completion of this course, students should be able to grasp the main tools of economic analysis as applied to the environment and to appreciate the main theoretical issues in this area. Further, students should be able to design suitable policies to achieve desirable environmental outcomes. In completing the assignment for this course, students will demonstrate their problem-solving analytical and deductive skills.
No additional information available.
One two-hour lecture per week in one term plus some classes.
Feedback for this module will occur through class meetings where we will go over the answers to problem sets and where you will be able to ask questions about your own method of solution; answers that will be posted on the website for the module that will give you written guidance on the appropriate method to approach the problems, assignments, and tests; and office hours where any additional questions can be addressed. You should be sure that you use these methods to understand how to improve your own performance. For modules including a term paper, the term paper will be returned with individualised feedback that addresses what the marking criteria are and how you could improve your own work.
- Perman, Roger; dawsonera. (2011) Natural resource and environmental economics, Harlow: Addison-Wesley.
- Perman, Roger. (2011) Natural resource and environmental economics, Harlow: Pearson Addison Wesley.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Lectures & classes: Dr Nadia Campaniello
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Dr Hui Pan
Available via Moodle
Of 30 hours, 30 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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