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School of Science
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
Course unit
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND APPRAISAL
SC05102351, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
IF0320, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND APPRAISAL
Website of the academic structure http://www.chimica.unipd.it/corsi/corsi-di-laurea/laurea-scienze-e-tecnologie-lambiente
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/chimica/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-IF0320-000ZZ-2017-SC05102351-N0
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit can 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 MARA THIENE AGR/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines AGR/01 Rural economy and evaluation 8.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 1.0 12 13.0 No turn
Lecture 7.0 56 119.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 a.a. 2018/19 20/01/2017 30/11/2019 THIENE MARA (Presidente)
PISANI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
SECCO LAURA (Membro Effettivo)
TEMPESTA TIZIANO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Principles of mathematics and statistics
Target skills and knowledge: Students learn principles of economics, market mechanisms and methodologies to estimate economic value of environmental resources. In addition, the course will provide the economic tools for environment and land management.
Examination methods: Written test. Multiple choice questions and open questions requiring short answers. Illustration and description of figures/graphs with comments.
Assessment criteria: Criteria are based on valuation of theoretical and practical learning.
Course unit contents: 1 CFU: The economic system and the environment.
2 CFU: The market: demand, supply and market equilibrium.
1 CFU Public goods and market failure
2 CFU Incentive-based policies. Planning and management of environmental resource
2 CFU Non market valuation techniques and environmental resources. Permit trading programs.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Part of the course will be devoted to data analysis in the computer lab, in order to implement methodologies acquired during classes. A field trip will take place.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Teaching material will be available at:
https://elearning.unipd.it/chimica/

The professor will be available at the end of classes or by fixing an appointment via mail.

Suggested book for further learning: Champ P.A., Boyle K.J., Brown T.C., A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation (2017) Kluwer Academic Publishers
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Tempesta T., Appunti di estimo rurale e ambientale,. --: CLEUP, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Begg D, Fischer S., Dornbusch R., Economia. --: McGrawHill., 2011. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving
  • Concept maps

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Zero Hunger Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Climate Action Life on Land