Natural Resources & Environmental Economics


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0019 SEMESTER 9th
COURSE TITLE NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COU

RSE WEBSITE (URL)

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students should be able to;

1. To introduce students to the principles of environmental economics
2. To outline principles of environmental valuation techniques
3. To provide details concerning the implementation of environmental valuation techniques, using case studies.
4. To present to students detailed case studies about the assessment of natural resource management programs, using case studies
5. To recognize and present to students relationships and interactions between agriculture and the environment as well as linkages to environmental and farm policy.

General capabilities
  • Knowledge in Public Economics
  • Knowledge on Environmental Problems
  1. COURSE CONTENT
Application of economic theory and analysis of the use of natural resources. Inventory, classification, evaluation and planning to use natural resources at national and regional levels. Cost – benefit analysis of alternative uses of natural resources and for integration objectives of economic and social terms. Determinants of demand and supply in natural resources

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Project 26
Individual study 60
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

Project and Presentation

Optional Examination within the semester

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  T. Tietenberg, L. Lewis, 2017.  Environmental and Natural Resources Economics 9th Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0131392571.