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AGERE-E02 Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms, 5 sp 
Kod AGERE-E02  Giltighet 01.01.2017 -
Namn Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms  Förkortning Environmental E 
Omfattning5 sp   
UndervisningsformFördjupade studier
  BedömningAllmän skala 
    Kan genomföras flera gångernej
Ansvarig enhet Magisterprogrammet i lantbruks-, miljö- och naturresursekonomi 

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.

Studieavsnittets form 

- 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

Tidigare studier eller kunskaper 

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

AGERE-E01 Environmental Economics I: Theory

Rekommenderade valfria studier 

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.

Studiematerial och litteratur 

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

Textbook: Xepapadeas: Advanced Principles in Environmental Policy

Aktiviteter och undervisningsmetoder som stöder lärandet 

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

- Final exam

Bedömningsmetoder och kriterier 

- 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.

Förbindelser med andra studieperioder 

Replaces the course 863052 Advanced Environmental Economics 10 cr.

Ansvarig person 

Lassi Ahlvik


Suitable for exchange students


Pågående och framtida undervisning
Funktioner Namn Typ sp Lärare Tid
anmälningstiden avslutad Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms  Föreläsningskurs  Lassi Ahlvik  20.01.21 -01.03.21

Framtida tenter
Funktioner Namn Typ sp Lärare Tid
Anmäl dig Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms (MOODLE)  Tentamen  Lassi Ahlvik 
11.03.21to 14.30-18.30
anmälningstiden har inte börjat Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms  Tentamen   
15.04.21to 14.30-18.30
to 14.30-18.30
anmälningstiden har inte börjat Environmental Economics II: Mechanisms  Tentamen   
14.05.21fre 14.30-18.30