Topics include externalities and market failure; public goods; the economics of pollution, the optimal level of pollution, policy instruments including taxes, subsidies and marketable permits; pollution control in practice; and valuation methodologies and cost-benefit analysis.
Intended learning outcomes
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High level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; critical thinking; evaluation of data and other information.
Moderate level of development: interpretation and analysis; synthesis of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.
Some level of development: statistical reasoning; use of computer software.