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Economics of the Environment (ECON20004)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeECON20004
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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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Generic skills

  • 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.

Last updated: 10 August 2019