wir889 - Applied Environmental Economics (Complete module description)

wir889 - Applied Environmental Economics (Complete module description)

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Module label Applied Environmental Economics
Modulkürzel wir889
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Economics
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule NM-VWL
  • Master's Programme Environmental Modelling (Master) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Accentuation Modules
Zuständige Personen
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Huse, Cristian (module responsibility)
  • Huse, Cristian (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module

Be able to conceptually understand and apply key empirical tools used by any economist (and other professionals) in Environmental, Energy, and Transport Economics.

Be able to perform and critically evaluate an empirical analysis.
Module contents
Econometric methods (discrete choice); Welfare analysis; Valuation; Types of data; Cost-benefit analysis.

Phaneuf, D.J., and T. Requate. A Course in Environmental Economics: Theory, Policy, and Practice. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Cameron, A. C., and P. Trivedi (2005). Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 60
Type of module Pflicht o. Wahlpflicht / compulsory or optional
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Teaching/Learning method Lecture
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Form of instruction Lecture
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h