Master's degree in Marketing and Communication (until 2008-2009)

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Environmental Economics

Course code
4S00529
Name of lecturer
Elisa Montresor
Coordinator
Elisa Montresor
Number of ECTS credits allocated
5
Academic sector
SECS-P/06 - APPLIED ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 1, 2009 al Dec 19, 2009.

Lesson timetable

1st semester

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The course is designed to introduce students to key contemporary issues in environmental economy. The main aims are to provide:
• the theoretical and methodological tools for the environmental analysis
• an investigation of the main concepts, at micro and macro level, to treat problems relating to the environmental and natural resources
• The implications of the economic analysis (priorities, identification of answers, impact evaluation) for the environmental policies.

Syllabus

• Introduction to the concepts relating to the environmental resources. The insertion of the environmental dimension in the economic analysis.
• Markets and efficiency, with focus on various sources of market failure
• Environmental policy: instruments, including regulatory and market based policy instruments
• Methods of valuing environmental costs and benefits
• Environmental and economic planning at territorial level. The impact evaluation. Cases studies

Textbooks

MUSU, Ignazio (2003), Introduzione all'economia dell'ambiente. Bologna, Mulino.
TURNER R. K., PEARCE D. W., BATEMAN I (2003), Economia ambientale. Bologna, Il Mulino.

During the course further indications will be furnished for the deepening of the program themes

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Teaching aids

Documents


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