Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Advanced Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, 15.0 credits

Syllabus

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What policy should we use to achieve a certain environmental quality at the lowest cost? How shall the combination of costly actions in different countries be in order to achieve an international cooperation? How much fish can be taken without running the risk of extinguishing it in the long run? What is the value of a cleaner Baltic Sea? What are the relationships between population, economic growth and environment? To what extent can the government or any other federal authority change property rights in order to improve the environmental quality? Advanced economic theory and methods are analysed and applied during the class to answer these questions.

Prerequisites

Knowledge corresponding to 120 credits of which 90 credits in economics.

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens

21,250 SEK

Time

7 Nov 2011 - 15 Jan 2012, 100%, Daytime

Cycle
Advanced
Subjects
Economics, Environmental Science
Application code
SLU-20109
Location
Uppsala
Distance
No
Language
English

Responsible department

Department of Economics

Course leader

Katarina Elofsson
Telephone: 018-671798
E-mail: katarina.elofsson@slu.se

SLU, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has its main locations in Alnarp, Skara, Umeå and Uppsala.
Tel: +46 18-67 10 00 • Fax: +46 18-67 20 00  • VAT nr: SE202100281701 • webbredaktionen@slu.se