Course code ECN270

ECN270 Natural Resource Economics

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Course responsible: Knut Einar Rosendahl
Teachers: Arild Einar Bjørn Angelsen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
-
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Last time: 2017V
Preferential right:
-
Course contents:
Lectures and exercises will address the following issues: Economy - environment interactions, sustainable development, optimal management of renewable and non-renewable resources, pollution targets and pollution control, international environmental agreements.
Learning outcome:
Candidates should be able to apply economic theory to analyse environmental and natural resource management issues. These issues include: economy - environment interactions, sustainable development, optimal management of renewable and non-renewable resources, pollution targets and pollution control, and international environmental agreements.
Learning activities:
The course will include lectures and exercises. Three compulsory exercises must be passed.
Teaching support:
Web support. Exercise lessons.
Syllabus:
Perman, R., Y. Ma, M. Common, D. Maddison, J. McGilvray. 2011. Natural Resource and Environmental Economics. 4th ed. London: Longman.
Prerequisites:
Microeconomics at the level of ECN210 or ECN211.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Three out of four exercises approved. Approved exercises are valid until the next time the course is given.
Assessment:
Final written examination, 3 hours: 100 %.
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
2 hours per week (12x2) lectures and 4x2 hours exercise review.
Note:
The course is offered for the last time in the spring parallel 2017, and is replaced by ECN 272 Natural resource and environmental economics (10 ECTs)
Examiner:
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Examination details: :