Module

Economics of Climate Change

Module description

This module will address the features and challenges of climate change. During the lectures and seminars you will familiarise with how research in economics have engaged with climate change and the methodological approaches developed to assess its impacts. Particularly you will study theoretical models that assess the impacts of climate change on natural resources, and the related institutional and policy challenges. You will analyse existing strategies to cope with climate change, focusing on the role of both private and public actors. You will assess potential climate policies and their relative strengths and weaknesses.

Full module specification

Module title:Economics of Climate Change
Module code:BEP2150
Module level:2
Academic year:2021/2
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Module credit:15
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