EP8119 - Industrial Ecology and Input Output Analysis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination and work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 50/100 D
Work 50/100

Course content

This course bulids on the masterlevel course TEP4222 Input-Output analysis, trade and environment. Environmental input-output analysis is well established as a method to assess the resource use and environmental impact of our production and consumption practices and investigate global supply chains. The objective of this course is to provide insight into advanced input-output based approaches and applications within the field of industrial ecology. The course will be given in a series of six seminars. Each seminar going through a set of journal articles on a specific topic or methodology. The seminars will address classical approaches as the Leontief’'s augmented model as well as recent state-of-the-art methods like the Waste-Input-Output Framework and the World Trade Model.

Learning outcome

An understanding of production systems and international value chains is increasingly important for industry and policy makers alike. This course covers national economic and environmental accounts, economic input-output analysis, the economic modeling of production technologies and the development of scenarios using input-output models, as well as trade. The student gains an improved understanding of various methods used in input-output analysis, its application to policy questions, and a better grasp of the literature, including recurring topics and the status for important debates.

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of six compulsory seminars and one compulsory hand in. The course reading is mandatory. The seminars are held in English. For coninuation exam, the exam may be changed to an oral exam. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Further on evaluation

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken

Course materials

The reading is distributed through the e-learning system

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Energy and Process Engineering
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Industrial Economics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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