ECN101 Economics for Environment and Development
Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .
Course responsible: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
Teachers: Kristine Malmkvist Grimsrud, Ståle Navrud, Eirik Romstad, Mette Wik
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
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
Students accepted into B-IEDS.
The course comprises four main sections: 1. Microeconomic foundations for environmental and natural resource economics. 2. Environmental and resource economics. 3. Policy analysis with emphasis on environmental issues. 4. Macroeconomics with a focus on sustainable development.
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.
Lectures, compulsory assignments/exercises and individual reading.
Information will be given during the first lecture and will be made available on Fronter.
Three out of four assignments must receive a passing grade. Class presentation must receive a passing grade.
Written examination 3 hours (100%).
Total: 300 hours.
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
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått