Course code ECN101

ECN101 Economics for Environment and Development

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Course responsible: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
Teachers: Kristine Malmkvist Grimsrud, Mette Wik, Eirik Romstad, Ståle Navrud
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2015-2016
Preferential right:
Students accepted into B-IEDS.
Course contents:
The course comprises four main sections: 1. Microeconomics with emphasis on food and agricultural production. 2. Environmental and resource economics. 3. Social appraisal of development projects with emphasis on environmental aspects. 4. Macroeconomics with focus on development.
Learning outcome:
The students will be able to apply basic concepts and theories from microeconomics, resource economics, project appraisal and macroeconomics in interdisciplinary analysis of problems relating to environment, agriculture, development and natural resources.
Learning activities:
Lectures, compulsory assignments/exercises and individual reading.
Teaching support:
Information will be given during the first lecture and will be made available on Fronter.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Nominal workload:
Total: 300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
ECN110 3 ECTS, ECN120 3 ECTS, ECN170 3 ECTS, ECN100 5 ECTS, EDS140 10 ECTS.
Type of course:
Fifty hours of lectures
External examiner will participate in the assessment of the examination process
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått