• Offered by Environmental Management & Development Program
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Environmental Management & Development
  • Areas of interest Environmental Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Jeffrey Bennett
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Spring Session 2015
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This course is designed to provide students with specialist skills used to gather, integrate and interpret information useful to the Environmental Decision Making process. It builds upon the knowledge of environmental and resource management tools covered in EMDV8102 Research Methods for Environmental Management.
 
The skills provided include: cost-benefit analysis, bio-economic modeling, contingent valuation, choice modeling, travel cost method, hedonic pricing, benefit transfer, multi-criteria analysis, threshold value analysis, and risk and uncertainty integration.

Indicative Assessment

Major project (50%), two assignments (5% each), final exam (40%)

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Prescribed Texts

Hanley, N. and E. Barbier (2009). Pricing nature: Cost-benefit Analysis and Environmental Policy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham

Assumed Knowledge

Introductory statistical/ econometric skills and basic ability to use an econometric software package (e.g. Stata)

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3762
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4566
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1562 21 Sep 2015 02 Oct 2015 09 Oct 2015 30 Nov 2015 In Person N/A

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