Economics of Natural Resources
The course aims is to provide an introduction to the main topics of environmental economics. In particular, the focus will be on the economics of the natural resourses exploitation and on the link between economic groth and environment preservation.
Students must have a basic knowledge of microeconomics.
The economic approach to environmental problems – Environmental policy tools- Natural resource economics- Economic growth and the environment- Issues in international environmental economics
I. Musu, Introduzione all’economia dell’ambiente, il Mulino, 2003
T. Tietenberg., L. Lewis, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Pearson, 2014
The exam consists in a compulsory multiple-choice test . An oral examination can also be held.