- Code ECON2128
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economics
- Areas of interest Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Economics
- Academic career UGRD
- Ronald Stauber
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This course deals with the exploitation of exhaustible, renewable and environmental resources and the public policy issues that arise in seeking their efficient use. It examines the effects of different market and mineral leasing arrangements and of alternative taxation regimes on the efficient exploitation of mineral and energy resources. It also examines problems of environmental degradation and natural area conservation, with a focus on alternative policy tools and evaluation procedures available to governments to moderate pollution and other forms of environmental damage.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students learn the economics of exhaustible, renewable, and environmental resources and the public policy issues that arise in seeking their efficient use. By the end of the course, students will be able to appreciate:
• The importance of ill-defined property rights in the market allocation of these resources; and
• Comparing costs and benefits across different periods of time in determining their optimal use.
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The assessment for this course will consist of a midterm examination, and a final exam
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Two lectures per week plus tutorials throughout the semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
N.O. Keohane and S.M. Olmstead, Markets and the Environment, Island Press, 2007
W.D. Nordhaus, The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World, Yale University Press, 2013
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9110||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|