Environmental economics

Module code: EC3092
Module coordinator: TBC

In this module you will study key concepts in environmental economics, and the economic issues associated with a wide range of environmental problems.

Topics covered

  • Dynamic, international, and informational aspects of environmental issues, and the economics treatment of them.
  • Economic aspects of environmental problems and the proper analytical and empirical tools to deal with them.
  • Economic theories of environmental policies
  • Economic/welfare effects of alternative environmental policy instruments; the crucial role played and the issues posed by the international co-ordination of environmental policies.


  • 20 one-hour lectures
  • 5 one-hour tutorials


  • Exams (80%)
  • Coursework (20%)