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Environmental Economics

Course
Bachelor’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11825
Tuition
Full education cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

You will understand why market economies produce pollution and why regulations are needed. Social solutions to the problem are explored, and you will learn how to analyze the effectiveness of control alternatives and policies.

You will also be introduced to the use and management of natural resources and explore alternative methods used to value environmental services, which are analyzed in a Cost-Benefit framework. Exercises, a case study and discussions of the concept of sustainable development and international issues like the Porter hypothesis and environmental and resource problems in developing countries are included.
The course consists of lectures, lessons and a case study, including computer exercises.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

120 credits or equivalent. To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 6/English Course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

After graduation

Facilities

The teaching is mainly conducted at the School of Business, Economics and Law (Vasagatan 1).

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