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EV2003 - Introduction to Environmental Economics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Marine & Environmental Sciences

The natural environment in the development of economic theory; basic economic concepts relevant to environmental matters including cost-benefit analysis; environmental evaluation techniques and the pricing of resources; economic implications of changing environmental practice; the development of global economic interdependence and its implication for natural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop background knowledge to understand the environmental and ecological economics literature;
  • To enable graduates to meaningfully engage in discussions in disciplines relevant to environmental problems but which are outside the graduates' core discipline;
  • To provide sufficient knowledge of environmental economics to better understand the economic and political debate on the environment.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EC2010 EC5201 EV5003

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours tutorials
Assessment: (75%); (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Lecturer: Mr Ken Chua.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours tutorials
Assessment: (75%); (25%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours tutorials
Assessment: (75%); (25%).

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