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10160-01 - Lecture: Environmental and Resource Economics 6 CP

Semester spring semester 2021
Course frequency Every spring sem.
Lecturers Frank Christian Krysiak (frank.krysiak@unibas.ch, Assessor)
Content Economic and ethical foundations of environmental policy, external effects, policy instruments and their effects, measurement of external effects, economics of exhaustible resources, economics of renewable resources, economics of climate change.
Learning objectives After taking this course you will know how to analyse environmental policy using the tools of economics. You will know economic concepts for understanding the causes of environmental degradation and for setting the objectives of environmental policy. You will be able to apply microeconomic theory to analyze the mechanisms via which different policy instruments influence the environmental behavior of firms. At the example of exhaustible and renewable resources, you will have learned how to analyze cases where present actions have long-lasting environmental consequences.
Bibliography R. Perman, Y. Ma, J. McGilvray, M. Common and D. Maddison (2011), "Natural Resource and Environmental Economics", 4th edition, Pearson Education.
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Admission requirements Students should either have passed 10130 (Einführung in die VWL) or 48981 (Intensive Introduction to Intermediate Economics). If you have done 10130, it is recommended (but not required) to also do intermediate microeconomics (10134) before starting environmental and resource economics.
Course application Registration: Please enrol in MOnA. EUCOR-Students and students of other Swiss Universities have to enrol at the students administration office (studseksupport1@unibas.ch) within the official enrolment period. Enrolment = Registration for the exam!
Language of instruction English
Use of digital media No specific media used

 

Interval weekly
Date 02.03.2021 – 01.06.2021
Time Tuesday, 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -
Tuesday, 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -

The course will be taught online at the dates you can see below and then continue in-class as soon as it is possible.

Date Time Room
Tuesday 02.03.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 02.03.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 09.03.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 09.03.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 16.03.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 16.03.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 23.03.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 23.03.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 30.03.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 30.03.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 06.04.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 06.04.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 13.04.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 13.04.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 20.04.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 20.04.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 27.04.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 27.04.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 04.05.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 04.05.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 11.05.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 11.05.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 18.05.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 18.05.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 25.05.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 25.05.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 01.06.2021 12.15-14.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Tuesday 01.06.2021 16.15-18.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Modules Electives Bachelor Business and Economics: Recommendations (Bachelor's degree subject Business and Economics)
Modul: Wirtschaft in Osteuropa (Bachelor's degree program Eastern European Studies)
Modul: Wirtschaft in Osteuropa (Bachelor's degree subject Eastern European Cultures)
Module: Complementary Knowledge in Economics (Master's Studies: Sustainable Development)
Module: Economics II (Bachelor's Studies: Business and Economics)
Vertiefungsmodul Global Europe: Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeit (Master's Studies: European Global Studies)
Assessment format end-of-semester examination
Assessment details written exam: 15.06.21; 10:15-11:45. Electronic exam. You will receive details of the electronic examinations by email approximately one week before the examination date.
Assessment registration/deregistration Registration via MOnA during registration period
Repeat examination no repeat examination
Scale 1-6 0,1
Repeated registration as often as necessary
Responsible faculty Faculty of Business and Economics , studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
Offered by Faculty of Business and Economics

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