- Code IDEC8053
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof David Stern
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2023
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This course is available for on-campus & remote (online) learning. All students participate in interactive, real-time classes.
This course provides a broad coverage of environmental economics for Master and PhD-level students. The course covers market failure, the economics of pollution control, market-based instruments, environmental cost-benefit analysis, environmental valuation, the environment and the economy, global environmental problems, and other topics. Students will apply economic approaches to analyse policy options to better manage the environment at both the local and global levels.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand of the discipline of environmental economics, including its key principles and methods.
- Use economic techniques to analyse environmental problems.
- Apply economic techniques to analyse policy interventions aimed at improving the environment.
- Develop research skills in the field of environmental economics.
- Group tutorial problem set (5) [LO 1,2,3]
- Mid-semester exam (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Contribution to class discussion forum (5) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Essay (2,500 words) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final exam (40) [LO 1,2,3]
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A standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including in class time and independent study.
Perman, R, Ma, Y, Common, M, Maddison, D & McGilvray, J 2011, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, 4th edn, Addison Wesley.
This is a Master-level course in Economics. Knowledge in basic microeconomics and in mathematical techniques (including calculus) is assumed.
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