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ECOP6108 - Economic Management for Sustainability
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Joy Paton
This unit introduces students to environmental economic theory, ecological economics, and other critical perspectives in order to develop an understanding of the parameters that define management of economy-environment interactions. Students will develop a critical appreciation of the systemic nature of the pressures imposed on environmental/ecological systems and the intractable problems this presents. The unit examines the different tendencies that inform environmental management and sustainable development; and the relative merits/weaknesses of the strategies and policies advanced.
tutorial presentation (15%) and 1000wd paper (15%) and 2500wd research essay (30%) and 1.5hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)
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