Introduction to resource economics 424

Module code LEK 424
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

This module reviews the origins and evolution of natural and environmental resource economics and its present-day main paradigms. Sources of externalities and causes of environmental degradation are examined. An introduction to the concepts and methods backing the design and implementation of environmental policies are provided. Economic valuation of natural and environmental resources is introduced.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites LEK 210 GS or EKN 110 GS
Contact time 1 web-based period per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Semester 2

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