Introduction to Environmental Economics
This course provides an introduction to economics for environmental students including its division into several domains (behavioral economics, neoclassical economics, institutional economics). The course introduces applicability of main economic concepts to environmental issues. In particular it focuses on application of cost-benefit analysis and other related tools for environmental decision-making.
At the end of the course a student should
- understand what economics is and why it is important for environmental sciences, policy and management;
- Class participation (including blogging) - 20%
- Exam - 80%
No prerequisites are required