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Environmental and Resource Economics

Enrolment code: BEA301

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Unit description:

Provides students with the framework and tools required to analyse critically many topical natural resource and environmental debates from an economic perspective. Basic economic concepts and tools are developed and applied to a number of natural resource problems including the management of mineral, fish and forest resources, land degradation and recycling. While the role of capital theory in analysing resource use questions is emphasised many other aspects of environmental and resource use issues are explored. Case studies and the analysis of economic policies are key features of the unit.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 x 1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial weekly, (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites BEA110  
Assessment mode continuous assessment (40%), final exam (760%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc tba Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Social Ecology
Agricultural Science
Courses Bachelor of Commerce (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Economics (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Bachelor of Science (Economic Geology)
Faculty website Faculty of Commerce  
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