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Natural Resource Economics

Realization plans
Code: NRM14ME03
Name: Natural Resource Economics
Extent of studies: 5
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 5    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Course-specific competence: The student:
- has a deep understanding of the importance of natural resources for human welfare as well as why sustainable use of natural resources is necessary for economic growth and welfare
- understands the role of market mechanisms in resource allocation and how market failures affects environmental quality and human welfare,
- can apply, within his/her own field, economic reasoning in analysis of environmental problems as well as efficient resource allocation and how these problems can be solved by implementation market-based and administrative instruments,
- is familiar with methods evaluating social net benefits of environmental protection as well as cost efficiency and what sorts of methods are used for economic valuation of environmental benefits
- understands importance of EU:s and national policies and strategies to promote efficient resource allocation and sustainable development,
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Engelska
Administering Degree Programme: Natural Resource Management

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