|Course code: 176845||Subject title: ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Optative||Year: 5||Period: 2º S|
|OSES ERASO, NURIA (Resp)|
Environmental Economics. (Major in Economic Analysis and Major in Development and Cooperation).
Economy-environment interdependence. Externalities. Pollution problems. Environmental targets. Environmental policy analysis. International environmental issues. Environmental valuation.
CG01 Analytical capacity.
CG04 Writing and speaking in English.
CG07 Solving problems skills.
CG17 Autonomous learning.
CG23 Sensibility towards social and environmental problems.
CE01 Understand economic institutions as the result of theoretical or formal representations of modern economies.
CE02. Identifying the relevant sources of economic information and their content
CE04 Use scientific tools and professional criteria to analyse economic problems.
CE08 Identify and anticipate relevant economic issues relating to the allocation of resources.
CE10 Evaluate the implications of alternative economic policies and select those that better achieve the policy targets.
R_MAE_06. Identify and analyze environmental problems from an economic perspective.
R_MAE_07. Analyze and evaluate different environmental policies to face the main environmental problems.
R_MDC_03. Identify and analyze environmental problems from an economic perspective.
R_MDC_04. Analyze and evaluate different environmental policies to face the main environmental problems.
|Methodology - Activity||Attendance||Self-study|
|A-1 Exposition/Participative Classes||38|
|A-2 Practical classes||20|
|A-3 Cooperative learning activities||10|
|A-4 Group projects||20|
|A-5 Individual practice and study time||58|
|A-7 Exams and evaluation activities||02|
|CG01; CG04; CG07; GC023; CE01; CE04; CE06; CE08; CE10||Participative classes; Practical classes; Cooperative learning activities; Group projects Individual practice and study time; Tutorials|
|CG17||Cooperative learning activities; Group projects Individual practice and study time; Tutorials|
|CE02||Practical classes; Cooperative learning activities; Group projects|
|Learning outcome||Evaluation||Weight (%)||Retake|
|All||Assignments||40%||Yes (half of it)|
|All||Research and analysis||20%||No|
Chapter 1 - Environment and economy.
1.1. What is environmental economics?
1.2. Analytical tools. Externalities.
Chapter 2 - Environmental quality. Targets.
2.1. Economics and environmental quality.
2.2. Pollution damage.
2.3. Abatement costs.
2.4. Socially efficient level of emissions.
Chapter 3 - Environmental quality. Instruments.
3.1. Criteria for evaluating environmental policy.
3.2. Decentralized policies.
3.3. Command and control policies.
3.4. Incentive-based policies: taxes and subsidies.
3.5. Incentive-based policies: marketable emissions permits.
Chapter 4 - International environmental problems.
4.1. The global environment.
4.2. Depletion of the ozone layer.
4.3. Climate change.
Chapter 5 - Environmental valuation.
5.1. Benefit-cost analysis.
5.2. Revealed preference methods.
5.3. Stated preference methods.
Unit #1 (approx. 2 weeks)
Unit #2 (approx. 2 weeks)
Unit #3 (approx. 6 weeks)
Unit #4 (approx. 3 weeks)
Unit #5 (approx. 2 weeks)
Field, B.C. y Field M.K. (2013): Environmental Economics: An Introduction, (6th edition), McGraw-Hill.
Perman, R.; Ma, Y. McGilvray, J.; Common, M. (2012): Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (4th edition), Pearson.
UPNA, Campus Arrosadia, Pamplona.