University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ECON 3500 - Resource and Environmental Economics

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: ECON 2506 or C&ENVENG 1008
Assessment: Typically a project, tutorial assignments & final exam
Syllabus:

This course studies the application of economic analysis to the management of the environmental and natural resources. We will consider the role of economic theory in understanding and solving environmental and resource problems and discuss empirical examinations of the theory. Domestic and international policy implications will be addressed. A key assessment component will involve students engaging first-hand in changing behaviour regarding a resource or environmental issue of direct relevance to them. Topics that may be covered include: air and water pollution, sustainability, renewable and non-renewable resource management, and the impact of trade.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 3 $1,369 Band 3 $1,369 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12124 TU03 28 2 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB35, Teaching Room
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 12pm - 1pm Nexus10, UB35, Teaching Room
12125 TU02 25 FULL 18 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 4pm - 5pm Marjoribanks, 128, BankSA Teaching Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 4pm - 5pm Marjoribanks, 128, BankSA Teaching Suite
12126 TU01 25 5 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 113, Teaching Room
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 113, Teaching Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14045 LE01 78 7 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 2pm - 3pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
13 Mar - 13 Mar Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 2pm - 3pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
Note: Lecture on Wednesday 13th of March is a replacement for the Monday 11th public holiday