BEA312 Economics of the Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and Southern Ocean examines the impact of direct anthropogenic activity and the global problems associated with climatic and sea level changes occurring in the southern region. The purpose of the unit is to explore how neo-classical economics and alternative economic ideologies can be used in the formulation and evaluation of resource management strategies for the Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and Southern Oceans region.
The unit fits into the University's major research themes: Environment, Resources & Sustainability; and, Data, Knowledge and Decisions.
|Unit name||Economics of the Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and Southern Ocean|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
Professor John Tisdell
Professor John Tisdell
|Available as student elective?||No|
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1: Be able to reflect, apply and extend major economic concepts, philosophical and theoretical issues and formulate ways in which natural resource management strategies can be successfully implemented.
2: Be able to communicate the possibilities for reducing socio-economic pressures on nature through technological change, economic restructuring, and behavioural change on the management of the Antarctic, sub-Antarctic and southern ocean.
3: Be able to work collaboratively with peers to critically apply economic theory, evaluate policies and reflect on the ethical implications of economic models and analysis used.
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A weekly lecture and a weekly tutorial.
Group presentation and individual summary 40%, tutorial participation 20%, final exam 40%
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