BB801: Natural Resource Economics and Management
The objective of the course is to give a broad introduction to the
political, social and especially economic principles guiding the
management of natural resources and environmental goods and services.
course builds on the knowledge acquired in the courses, and gives an
academic basis for studying the topics that are part of the degree.
- Give the competence to manage own learning
- Give skills to analyse and discuss resource – and environmental issues within the framework of the welfare economic paradigm
knowledge and understanding of integrated bio-economic models, the
conceptual framework of the DPSIR, governance issues and regulations as
well as selected models for project appraisals
- Knowledge of welfareeconomic arguments and optimisation of societal resources
Expected learning outcome
- Knowledge and understanding of welfare economic arguments and optimization regimes.
- Ability to analyze and discuss resource- and environmental problems within the welfare economic framework.
with key integrated economic- ecological models i.e. cost-benefit
analysis, bio-economic models and the DPSIR framework
Environmental policy and policy instruments(standards versus economic
regulatory means, i.e. taxes and Individual Transferable Quotas’)
up-to-date topics will be the starting point for course (i.e. Climate
change, the Water Framework Directive, Fisheries Policy and Coastal Zone
Exam element a)
Two project reports, overall assessment
To be announced during the course
Indicative number of lessons
The teaching method is based on three phase model.
Intro phase: 17.5 hours
Skills training phase: 17.5 hours
The teaching method is a even mix of lectures and practice lessons.
Activities during the study phase:
- Preparation for lectures, case work as group work and assignments.
|Eva Rothfirstname.lastname@example.org||Institut for Sociologi, Miljø- og Erhvervsøkonomi, The Management and Economics of Resources and Environment (MERE) Research Group|