20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Economic choices shape nature just as nature can shape our choices. This module provides students with the opportunity to apply economic concepts and methods to issues related to the use and management of the environment and natural resources. The module explores issues, arguments and analysis of market failure in the protection of the environment. It also offers public policy responses to issues of sustainability and climate change.

Restrictions on availability: ECN130. ECN21004 or ECN21007.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Economics):

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