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364-0576-00L  Advanced Sustainability Economics

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2020
DozierendeL. Bretschger
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarPhD course, open for MSc students


KurzbeschreibungThe course covers current resource and sustainability economics, including ethical foundations of sustainability, intertemporal optimisation in capital-resource economies, sustainable use of non-renewable and renewable resources, pollution dynamics, population growth, and sectoral heterogeneity. A final part is on empirical contributions, e.g. the resource curse, energy prices, and the EKC.
LernzielUnderstanding of the current issues and economic methods in sustainability research; ability to solve typical problems like the calculation of the growth rate under environmental restriction with the help of appropriate model equations.