ERST 103

Special Topic in Environmental Economics

Course overview

Gain an understanding of the key concepts and methods in environmental economics.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

Your Academic Program is B.Environmental Management, 4566


your Academic Program is B.Environ Policy & Plan(Hons), 4570


your Academic Progress Level is First Year, 01

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 15
Domestic fees $943.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the relationships between economies, societies and local and global ecosystems
  • Compare and contrast different economic schools of thought in relation to environmental issues
  • Discuss key economic principles used to analyse environmental problems and develop solutions
  • Explain the role of economic analysis in environmental decision-making in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Describe the interactions between the Māori economy and the environment

Course examiners

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Zack Dorner

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Environment, Society and Design