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AGERE-003 Economic valuation methods, 5 op 
Tunniste AGERE-003  Voimassaolo 01.01.2017 -
Nimi Economic valuation methods  Lyhenne Economic valuat 
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Vastuuyksikkö Maatalous-, ympäristö- ja luonnonvaraekonomian maisteriohjelma 

Opettajat
Nimi
Anna-Kaisa Kosenius 

Kuvaus
Kohderyhmä 

Open to all students of the University of Helsinki and exchange students. 

 
Ajoitus 

Period II, recommended during the first or second year of Master studies. Even years starting 2018: Contact teaching. Odd years starting 2019: No contact teaching, exam.

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Osaamistavoitteet 

Learning aims are: the theoretical framework of economic valuation of environmental benefits,  the application of selected non-market valuation methods and data analysis techniques. 

 
Toteutus 

Even years: The methods of completion include the pre-test (independent work), the preparation tasks for contact lectures (independent work), group assignments on data analysis and recent scientific articles, evaluation of group work, course feedback, and participating in interactive activities (e.g. discussions and exercises) during lectures. The attendance of 80% is required. Odd years: exam based on course book.

 

 
Edeltävät opinnot tai edeltävä osaaminen 

Intermediate microeconomics, basic econometrics

 
Suositeltavat valinnaiset opinnot 

E.g. Cost-benefit analysis AGERE-002 and ecological-economic modelling courses support the further development of the competence provided.

 
Sisältö 

Theoretical basis of economic valuation of environmental benefits, non-market valuation methods, analysis of empirical valuation data (only even years when contact teaching).

 
Oppimateriaali ja kirjallisuus 

1) Textbook: Champ, Boyle & Brown (2017) A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation. 2nd edition. Available as e-book via https://helka.finna.fi/Search/Advanced  

2) Other material: peer-reviewed articles, data sets and other material in Moodle.

 
Oppimista tukevat aktiviteetit ja opetusmenetelmät 

Even years: The course follows the flipped learning approach. The learning assignments (individual work) based on peer-reviewed articles or textbook chapters, or exercises (group-work) are to be submitted before the contact teaching. The contact teaching consists of theory lectures, exercises, case study presentations, data analysis (group work), and seminars (group work) on recent scientific literature. Odd years: course book.

 
Arviointimenetelmät ja -kriteerit 

Grading 1-5. Even years: The assessment is based on pre-test and other independent work (50%) and group exercises (50%). Course feedback and evaluation of group work are also required for grading. Odd years: Exam (100%).

 
Lisätiedot 

Teaching language is English.

 
Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin 

Replaces the former course 83049 YLE22.3 Valuation of environmental benefits 4 cr.

 
Vastuuhenkilö 

Anna-Kaisa Kosenius

 
Avainsanat 

Suitable for exchange students

 


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