Financing of environmental concerns, such as climate change, is an increasingly important aspect of the international policy agenda. This unit covers the different types of economic and financial instruments relevant to current and proposed markets in ecosystem services. It includes the theory and application of market-based instrument to manage natural resources, as well as debt, equity and derivative markets to ecosystem and environmental risk securitisation. The unit will test your thinking and application of a variety of economic and financial knowledge to the financing and development of markets for ecosystem services.
|Unit name||Environmental Finance|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Economics and Finance|
|Coordinator||Dr Satoshi Yamazaki|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2018: $1,344.00||2018: $2,523.00||081199|
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This unit is taught entirely online.
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|Required||Please check the unit outline for details.|
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