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040021 UK Resource and Environmental Economics (MA) (2020W)

Track in Policy Evaluation

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Lecturer: Brausmann Alexandra

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 07.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 21.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 28.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 04.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 11.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 18.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 25.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 02.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 13.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 20.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 27.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will cover main topics related to environmental issues and climate change. It will introduce key concepts, methods and models to analyze environmental problems, as well as optimal exploitation/conservation of natural resources. Students will be able to apply these models and methods to current policy questions, such as carbon pricing, tradable emissions permits, sustainable development, climate agreements, overfishing, etc. The course material will be presented in a lecture and supplemented by practical exercises and case studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade is composed of the results from the final exam (50%), homework exercises (20%), mid-term exam (30%). The exact organization of the exams will be announced in due time in class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students are advised to refresh their knowledge of basic mathematics for economists. Acquaintance with computational software, e.g. Matlab, Maple, Mathematica, is a plus but not a prerequisite.

Examination topics

All course chapters covered in class and in exercise sessions.

Reading list

Perman, R., Y. Ma, M. Common, D. Maddison, and J. McGilvray, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Longman, 4th ed., Essex 2011 (free PDF online)
Additional materials will be posted on the course website as the course progresses.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 28.09.2020 13:08