118-0358/01 – Environmental Economics (EŽP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Regional and Environmental EconomicsCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Magdaléna Drastichová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Magdaléna Drastichová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DRA099 Ing. Magdaléna Drastichová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+2
Combined Graded credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to educate students on the foundations of the environmental economics, the concepts of sustainable development and sustainability as well as on the alternative theories and approaches concerned with the environment and sustainable development.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Compulsory literature:

ANDERSON, D., A. (2010). Environmental Ekonomics and Natural Resource Management. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-77900-0.

Recommended literature:

EWING B., D. MOORE, S. GOLDFINGER, A. OURSLER, A. REED, and M. WACKERNAGEL (2010). The Ecological Footprint Atlas 2010. Oakland: Global Footprint Network. OECD. Sustainable Development - Critical Issues. OECD: Paris, 2001. 487 p. ISBN 92-64-18695-6. SEGNESTAM, L. (2002). Indicators of Environment and Sustainable Development. Theories and Practical Experience. Environmental Economics Series, Paper No. 89. Washington, D.C.: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank. TURNER, R. K. et al. (1993). Sustainable Environmental Economics and Management: Principles and Practice. John Wiley & Sons Incorporated.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Získané znalosti se prokazují zápočtovým testem; aktivní účast na cvičení.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Defining the subject, origin, history burglar alarm; • Economics of pollution: the theory of externalities; • Theoretical instruments of environmental policy: administrative instruments, environmental charges / taxes, subsidies, emission permits trading system, voluntary and other instruments; • Optimizing the management of natural resources, renewable and non-renewable; • Decisions and the environment: the issue of discounting; The method of cost-benefit analysis; Other methods; • Sustainability - the theoretical background, the concept of sustainable development, including the development of policy responses; • Sustainability: sustainability criteria and concepts. • Alternative theories and approaches: ecological economics, institutional ecological economics, economics of sustainability. Graphic Applications apparatus utilized in environmental economics; Application of the principles, tools and methods, focusing on the issue of discounting and method of cost-benefit analysis (CBA); Application of indicators in the field of environment and sustainable development with a focus on indicators of individual concepts of sustainability, the use of indicators tracks (Footprint Indicators) and indicator of actual savings (Adjusted Net Saving ANS); case studies.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100 (100) 51
        Zápočtový test Written test 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Combined form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100 (100) 51
        Zápočtový test Written test 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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