PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS

ECO2ERE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students 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, students will examine the theoretical framework for the optimal management of natural resources and environmental quality, various analytical tools including benefit-cost analysis and different policy approaches such as command-and-control and incentive-based strategies to address environmental externalities.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

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

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Devilered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1500-word report20
one one-hour mid-semester test20
one two-hour final examination60

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1500-word report20
one one-hour mid-semester test20
one two-hour final examination60

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1500-word report20
one one-hour mid-semester test20
one two-hour final examination60

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1500-word report20
one one-hour mid-semester test20
one two-hour final examination60

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJayanath Ananda

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Delivered via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1500-word report20
one one-hour mid-semester test20
one two-hour final examination60