Environmental Economics (ØASØK4200)

Master's course
For exchange students

Economic activities impact the environment. This course teaches students to think like economists about a wide range of environmental problems, from small, local ones to the biggest one of them all, climate change.

  • Admission requirements

    You must have completed a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Recommended prerequisites: Course in Microeconomics.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    • basics: externalities, public goods, Pareto efficiency, market failure, optimal pollution
    • static pollution (local air pollution)
    • environmental regulation with economic instruments (taxes, subsidies, cap-and-trade)
    • dynamic pollution (climate change)
    • international environmental agreements
    • trade in goods and pollution
    • green innovation
    • green taxes and the double dividend
    • behavioral environmental economics
  • Teaching methods


  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (student.oslomet.no).

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

  • Exam and assessment

    An individual four-hour written exam.

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