Module 07-202-2206

Environmental and Biodiversity Economics

Lecture Mondays 13-15

Tutorial Thursdays 9-11

Block Seminar

Master Programs
  • Volkswirtschaftslehre (Economics)
  • Joint International Master Programme in Sustainable Development
  • Sustainability Management


• Environmental Economic theory of externalities and common pool resources

• Economic valuation of environmental goods and services

• Environmental policy instruments under uncertainty and imperfect information

• Concepts of measuring and valuing biodiversity

• Environmental economic policy approaches for biodiversity conservation


Basic knowledge in Advanced Microeconomics is strongly recommended


Phaneuf und Requate (2016). A Course in Environmental Economics: Theory, Policy, and Practice, Cambridge University Press

Futher literature will be announced in the course


Written exam, 90 min

Semester: ST 2024