Course code ECN101

ECN101 Economics for Environment and Development

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Course responsible: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
Teachers: Kristine Malmkvist Grimsrud
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. 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.
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 related 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:
Three out of four assignments must receive a passing grade. Class presentation must receive a passing grade. Mandatory activity is valid until the next time the course is offered and for re-examination.
Written examination, 3 hours (100%).
Nominal workload:
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.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått