PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS

ECO2ERE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the basic relationships between the economy and the environment and learn how to tackle environmental and natural resource degradation issues using economic principles and methods. In particular, you will examine the theoretical framework for the optimal management of natural resources and environmental quality, using various analytical tools including benefit-cost analysis and different policy approaches such as command-and-control and incentive-based strategies to address environmental externalities.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAll reading materials are provided onlinePrescribedAll materials are provided onlineALL READING MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ONLINE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. explain basic linkages between the economy and the environment and the economic decision-making framework

Activities:
On line activities, tutorial exercises

02. describe environmental valuation techniques and analyse environmental problems using cost-benefit principles;

Activities:
Tutorial exercises, on line activities

03. compare how lack of well-defined property rights, externalities and market failures contribute to environmental problems;

Activities:
Tutorial exercises

04. apply the principles of optimal allocation of resources over time; and

Activities:
Assignment, tutorial exercises

05. evaluate various policy instruments for efficient management of environmental and natural resources.

Activities:
On line activities, tutorial exercises

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 07
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 07
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 07
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 07
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne O'Keefe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 07
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1500-word assignment30 02, 05
tutorial exercises (1000 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one two-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04