Environmental Economics and Resource Allocation

7.5 credits

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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.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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