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wir260 - Environmental Economics (Complete module description)
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Module label Environmental Economics
Module code wir260
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Vertiefungsmodule
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
Responsible persons
Böhringer, Christoph (Module counselling)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Böhringer, Christoph (Module responsibility)
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module
The undergraduates
• understand the basic subjects of environmental economics
• know essentials of economic theory in environmental policy
• know environmental problems and are able to analyze and interpret them economically
• know the mechanics of instruments in environmental policy and also their conditions of usage
• are able to evaluate instruments of environmental policy
• know about the problems of transnational environmental burdens
• know methods of environmental assessment
Module contents
Following topics will be discussed:
• definition and differentiation of environmental economics
• economic interpretations of environmental problems
• objectives and instruments of environmental policy
• market economy instruments of environmental policy
• conditions of implementation of environmental politics
International environmental problems
• environmental assessment
Reader's advisory
Feess, E. (2007): Umweltökonomie und Umweltpolitik, Vahlen, München.
Michaelis, P. (1996): Marktwirtschaftliche Instrumente der Umweltpolitik, Physica, Heidelberg.
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Einführung in die VWL und Mikroökonomische Theorie
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Zum Ende der Vorlesungszeit
KL
Course type Lecture
SWS 4
Frequency
Workload attendance 56 h