2nd degree (Master)
environmental economics & management
Coordinator Office Hours:
Sunday 13:00-15:00 upon setting a meeting
Dr. Iddo Kan
The course presents theories, models and empirical applications of economic analysis of environmental problems, including valuation of non-market products, optimizing environmental protection and management of environmental policies.
The course provides in-depth understanding of the field of environmental economics, including theories and advanced analytical tools.
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
The students will understand economic theories for analyzing environmental problems, economic evaluation tools, and environmental aspects and issues associated with regulating and management of environmental policies.
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
How much environmental quality?
Making decisions about environmental programs
Environmental demand theory
Double dividend and the theory of second best
Regulation under uncertain costs
Auctioning emission permits
Audits, enforcement & moral hazard
Voluntary actions and agreements
Kolstad, Charles. Environmental Economics. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2010.
Champ, P. A., Boyle, K. J., & Brown, T. C. (Eds.). (2012). A primer on nonmarket valuation (Vol. 3). Springer Science & Business Media.
Additional Reading Material:
Key papers referenced in the presentations
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 50 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 50 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %
Each student will present in the last lessons of the semester a paper from the last annual meeting of the European Association of Environmental and Resources Economists (EAERE)