Environmental Economics and Resource Allocation

7.5 credits

This is a reading course concentrating on the economic analysis of environmental conditions and problems. Special attention is given to the raison d´être of policy interventions aiming at influencing environmental conditions and the use of natural resource policies and to the corresponding problems of choosing between alternative policy measures and institutional arrangements. This means, among other things, the critical study of existing methodologies and tools for the economic valuation of environmental conditions and natural resources. The module will also involve comparisons between countries of groups of countries as regards the policies pursued and the experience gained.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!