Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on INTERNATIONAL TRADE & COOPERATION
Disciplinary sector: 
ECONOMICS (SECS-P/01)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Course description

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.

Prerequisites

Students must have a basic knowledge of microeconomics.

Syllabus

The economic approach to environmental problems – Environmental policy tools- Natural resource economics- Economic growth and the environment- Issues in international environmental economics

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

I. Musu, Introduzione all’economia dell’ambiente, il Mulino, 2003
or
T. Tietenberg., L. Lewis, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Pearson, 2014

Learning assessment

The exam consists in a compulsory multiple-choice test . An oral examination can also be held.

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