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364-0576-00L  Advanced Sustainability Economics

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersL. Bretschger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentPhD course, open for MSc students



Catalogue data

AbstractThe course covers current resource and sustainability economics, including ethical foundations of sustainability, intertemporal optimisation in capital-resource economies, sustainable use of non-renewable and renewable resources, pollution dynamics, population growth, and sectoral heterogeneity. A final part is on empirical contributions, e.g. the resource curse, energy prices, and the EKC.
ObjectiveUnderstanding of the current issues and economic methods in sustainability research; ability to solve typical problems like the calculation of the growth rate under environmental restriction with the help of appropriate model equations.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersL. Bretschger
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
364-0576-00 GAdvanced Sustainability Economics
Block course
40s hrs
03.02.09-18ZUE G 1 »
04.02.09-18ZUE G 1 »
05.02.09-18ZUE G 1 »
06.02.09-18ZUE G 1 »
07.02.09-18ZUE G 1 »
L. Bretschger

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Offered in

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Science, Technology, and Policy MasterEnergy and MobilityWInformation
Environmental Sciences MasterTheoretical Foundations for Environmental PolicyWInformation