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AGERE-E02 Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms, 5 op 
Tunniste AGERE-E02  Voimassaolo 01.01.2017 -
Nimi Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms  Lyhenne Environmental E 
Laajuus5 op   
OpiskelumuotoSyventävät opinnot
  ArvosteluYleinen asteikko 
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Vastuuyksikkö Maatalous-, ympäristö- ja luonnonvaraekonomian maisteriohjelma 

Lassi Ahlvik 


Recommended: First year of Master studies

Period III


After completing the course, students understand how to design alternative economic mechanisms so as to overcome the problems of asymmetric information and creating incentives to internalize externalities. They are able to assess the cases to which the conventional trading, auction and other mechanisms fit. They know how to apply these mechanisms for pollution control or promotion of public good in nature, such as biodiversity.


- The course be offered in the form of contact teaching

- Methods of completion: Exercises and tasks for numerical analysis using excel and report and exam

Edeltävät opinnot tai edeltävä osaaminen 

AGERE-001 Introduction to the Master program In Agricultural, environmental and resource economics

AGERE-E01 Environmental Economics I: Theory

Suositeltavat valinnaiset opinnot 

AGERE-E03 Climate and Energy, AGERE-E04 Advanced Natural Resource Economics


The course deepens the theory and analytical skills provided by course AGERE-E01. It focuses first on classical trading models applied both as emissions trading systems and water quality trading systems. The next topic is the auction theory and how it is applied to pollution control. Promotion of public goods is examined in a special auction system, green auctions or bidding systems. Finally, the course focuses on the challenge of nonpoint source pollution for instruments.

Oppimateriaali ja kirjallisuus 

Textbook: Baumol & Oates (1988) The theory of environmental policy. Second edition

Textbook: Xepapadeas: Advanced Principles in Environmental Policy

Oppimista tukevat aktiviteetit ja opetusmenetelmät 

- Student activities: full set of exercises, numerical analysis of given task and research report on the work

- Final exam

Arviointimenetelmät ja -kriteerit 

- Performance in exercises and the quality of the research report is taken in account when the grade is given primarily based on the final exam.

Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin 

Replaces the course 863052 Advanced Environmental Economics 10 cr.


Lassi Ahlvik


Suitable for exchange students


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