Final oral examination
The course aims to provide the student with tools for a basic knowledge of environmental issues in the theoretical and sustainable development perspectives.
-Introduction to the Economy of the Environment;
- Natural resources: definition of renewable and non-renewable resources;
- Sustainable development: definition and main issues; environment and ethics and the various ideological positions on the environment;
-The causes of environmental degradation: the functioning of the markets and the causes of their failure;
- Cost-benefit analysis;
-The evaluation of environmental goods: direct and indirect methods;
Turner R.K, Pearce D.W. e Bateman I., Economia ambientale, Il Mulino.
Musu I., Introduzione all'Economia dell'Ambiente, Il Mulino.
Bazzai G., Grillenzoni M., Malagoli C., Ragazzoni A., Valutazione delle Risorse Ambientali, Edagricole.
Frontal lessons; seminars on specific topics
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