About the course

An introduction to economic principles in the analysis of environmental change and natural resource use. The evaluation of regulatory and market based instruments in controlling pollution. The relationship between economy-wide policies, growth and sustainable development. Managing global environmental resources. Sustainable development. Cost benefit analysis and environmental valuation. International dimensions of environment and development: biodiversity and ecosystem service conservation; health and the environment; trade and the environment. Evolving issues in environmental economics: insights from behavioural and happiness economics.