EC383-7-AU-CO: Environmental Economics
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: Yes
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No
Dr Shilan Dargahi
Dr Shilan Dargahi
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|Module is taught during the following terms
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.
Learning and Teaching Methods
One two-hour lecture per week in one term plus some classes.
Whichever is the Greater:
EITHER 50 per cent Coursework Mark, 50 per cent Exam Mark
OR 100 per cent Exam Mark
One assignment to be submitted during the term.
Exam Duration and Period
2:00 during Summer Examination period.
- The lectures will follow the recommended textbook: Perman, R. et al., Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Third (or Fourth) Edition, Pearson/Addison Wesley.