Selected topics in environmental economics 887

Module code LEK 887
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Selected topics in environmental economics. This module will introduce students to various issues of special importance in environmental economics and policy with special emphasis on international dimensions. Examples of key themes to be covered include trade and the environment, trans-boundary externalities, global public goods, multi-lateral environmental agreements, international aid, economic growth and environmental change, poverty and the environment, etc. The main objective of the module is to equip students with the appropriate tools for analysing the linkages between economic development, trade and globalization, poverty, economic and environmental policy and environmental change.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 09
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites MIE 780 and EKT 713 or equivalents
Contact time 1 lecture 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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