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721334S Environmental Economics, 6 op 
Tunniste 721334S  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Environmental Economics  Lyhenne Environmental E 
Laajuus6 op   
OpiskelumuotoSyventävät opinnot Oppiaine6311 Taloustiede 
LajiOpintojakso   
  Arvostelu1 - 5, hyv, hyl 
 
   
Vastuuyksikkö Oulun yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu 

Opettajat
Nimi
Huuki Hannu 

Kuvaus
Laajuus 

6 credits

 
Opetuskieli 

English

 
Ajoitus 

Period 4 (year 2020)

 
Osaamistavoitteet 

Student is able to graphically and mathematically describe the socially optimal level of pollution and define the efficiency conditions of the crucial policy instruments of pollution control. Moreover, student identifies comparative merits of different policy instruments. He/she can apply the most important methods for monetary valuation of environmental benefits and empirically examine the demand of environmental commodities. In addition, student is able to formally present the models describing optimal use of natural resources and apply these models in practical decision making. Students are also able to act professionally in teams, express their ideas analytically and effectively both in written and oral form.

 
Sisältö 

Sustainability problem, externalities, socially optimal pollution level, command-and-control regulation of pollution, pollution taxes, marketable permits, climate, change economics, demand for environmental commodities, environmental valuation methods. Regarding natural resources, the course covers topics on the optimal use of minerals (the Hotelling rule), the problem of open access in fishery, and forest rotation models.

 
Järjestämistapa 

Face-to-face teaching.

 
Toteutustavat 

Sustainability problem, externalities, socially optimal pollution level, command-and-control regulation of pollution, pollution taxes, marketable permits, climate, change economics, demand for environmental commodities, environmental valuation methods. Regarding natural resources, the course covers topics on the optimal use of minerals (the Hotelling rule), the problem of open access in fishery, and forest rotation models.

 
Kohderyhmä 

First year Master’s students.

 
Oppimateriaali 

Perman, Ma, Common, Maddison & Mcgilvray (2011). Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (4th Ed or newer). (The required sections of the books and the other material will be informed later.)   

 
Suoritustavat ja arviointikriteerit 

Lecture specific problem questions, final essay and exercises. 

 
Arviointiasteikko 

The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

 
Vastuuhenkilö  Hannu Huuki 
Työelämäyhteistyö 

Students improve their skills regarding the use of software that are widely applied in working life (MsExell, MsWord, MsPowerPoint). Students also improve their presentation and co-operation skills.

 


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