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.

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also one of Europe’s greenest cities where you have easy access to nature, forest and lakes.

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