Economics and the Environment II

(Course Code: 305Υ, Course outline)

Semester:  2 Teaching Credits:  3 ECTS Credits: 5 Type:

Compulsory

Prerequisite Courses:  – Course type: General background Instructor: Antonis Skouloudis

Understanding of basic concepts of macroeocnomics, public economics and policy, european integration, international economics in relation to the environmental policy.

Topics per Week: Introduction – Overview

Key concepts, metrics, composite development indicators & macroeconomic well-being (1/2)

Composite development indicators & macroeconomic well-being (2/2)

Property rights & natural resources

Environmental goods & services, the concept of value and economic valuation of the environment

Environmental valuation methods

Cost–Benefit analysis

Environmental accounting and accountability

Industrial Ecology – Industrial Symbiosis

Recapitulation

Theory – Lectures
(hours / week)
:
3
Exercises – Laboratories
(hours / week)
:
 –
Other Activities:  –
Grading: Methods of evaluation: Assignments, Final Exam
Notes:
Basic Textbook:
  • Begg, D., Fischer, S., Dornbush ,R., Εισαγωγή στην Οικονομική . Τόμος Β’ Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2006

  • Mankiw, G.N., Taylor, M.P., Αρχές Οικονομικής Θεωρίας. Τόμος Β’ – Μακροοικονομική Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 2010

Bibliography:
  • Abel, A.B., Bernanke, B.S.,  Croushore, D., Μακροοικονομική. Νέα αναθεωρημένη Έκδοση Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2010

  • Rosen, H.S., Δημόσια Οικονομική Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2000

  • Tietenberg, T., Οικονομική του Περιβάλλοντος και των φυσικών πόρων Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 2010

  • Faucheux, S., Noel, J.F., Οικονομική των φυσικών πόρων και του περιβάλλοντος Αθήνα: Gutenberg, 2007

Language:

The course is taught in Greek. For exchange students, English literature is proposed and examinations are given in English.

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