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Faculty of Economics Science
ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Course unit
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
ECM0013191, A.A. 2013/14

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2011/12

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (Ord. 2011)
EC0221, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CESARE DOSI SECS-P/03

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/03 Finance 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second trimester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 13/01/2014
End of activities 15/03/2014
Show course schedule 2015/16 Reg.2013 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 aa1516 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 DOSI CESARE (Presidente)
FONTINI FULVIO (Membro Effettivo)
GRECO LUCIANO GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MORETTO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
ROCCO LORENZO (Membro Effettivo)
2 Commissione A.A. 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 DOSI CESARE (Presidente)
GRECO LUCIANO GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MORETTO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
ROCCO LORENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Some basic knowledge of partial differential calculus (i.e. taking derivatives of functions) and Microeconomic analysis is indispensable.
Target skills and knowledge: INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES: (1) To understand the economic value of natural resources and environmental services. (2) To understand the rationale behind public regulation. (3) To understand the pros and cons of alternative policy instruments. (4) To explore the relationship between economic growth and environmental quality.
Examination methods: Final (written) exam: exercises; open-ended and/or multiple choice questions.
Assessment criteria: Your grade for this course will be determined as follows: 30% Teamwork (before attending the final exam, teams of students will be required to make a presentation to the class of an assigned paper), 70% Final Written Exam (exercises;open-ended and/or multiple choice questions)
Course unit contents: This course aims to provide undergraduate students with the basic tools (1) to analyse problems associated with Human use and misuse of natural resources; (2) to understand the theoretical foundations and the rationale of environmental policies, (iii) to evaluate alternative pollution control policy tools. FOR MORE DETAILS: see the course outline available on the course website (Materiali didattici).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures. seminars, teamwork presentations.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Lectures slides (available on the course website: "Materiali didattici"). Your personal notes. Compulsory readings (slides and notes do not replace readings; and readings do not replace slides/notes); compulsory readings will be announced during the lectures; readings not available on Internet will be provided in class.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)