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EV5003 - 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 pricing of resources; economic implications of changing environmental practice; the development of global economic interdependence and it's implication for natural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop background knowledge to understand the environmental and ecological economics literature;
  • to provide sufficient knowledge of environmental economics to better understand the economic and political debate on the environment;
  • to enable graduate to meaningfully engage in discussions in disciplines relevant to environmental problems but which are outside the graduates' core discipline.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EC2010 EC5201 EV2003

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours tutorials
Assessment: (60%); (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 22 hours tutorials
Assessment: (60%); (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.