Analisi economico-ambientale

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il corso è mirato all'acquisizione dei fondamentali elementi per l'analisi e la valutazione economica delle trasformazioni ambientali, con particolare riferimento all'analisi costi-benefici riferita a tempi lunghi e alla valorizzazione delle risorse paesaggistiche.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
The production system extended to the exchange with the environment. Comparison between the economic productive system and the productive system of the living world. Circular economic system.
Market goods and public goods. Environmental goods and resource allocation. Market failure. Property rights. Concept of externality.
Economic analysis of pollution. Coase theorem. The "polluter pays" principle. Analysis of economic and non-economic instruments for controlling externalities
Economic analysis of natural resources.
The value of the environment. Monetary and non-monetary valuations. Willingness to pay. Total economic value. Economic analysis of investments.
Cost-benefit analysis. Environmental costs and benefits. Evaluation criteria.
Prerequisites for admission
None
Teaching methods
The course consists of 6 credits of frontal lessons.
Bibliography
Recommended Texts:
· R.K. Turner, D.W. Pearce, I. Bateman, Environmental Economics.
· Slides presented to the course
· Handouts distributed during the course
For microeconomics calls:
· Sloman, Elements of economics, or
· any elementary microeconomics text
Assessement methods and criteria
There is a written test consisting of three open questions.
The evaluation criteria concern the ability to correctly, clearly and comprehensively present the required concepts / problems.
AGR/01 - AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Sali Guido
Professor(s)
Reception:
Thursday 10,30 -12,30
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