SØK8624 - Environmental and Resource Economics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours C

Course content

The first part of the course includes the theory of external effects, institutions and environmental issues. Theories of environmental regulations and models of climate change and other international environmental issues are discussed. In the part on natural resources, models for optimal management of fish, wood and wildlife will be analysed, in addition to models for non-renewable resources as oil. These problems are mainly dynamic, and the main principles of optimal control theory and dynamic programming will be presented.

Learning outcome

Students should obtain in depth knowledge about environmental issues, and knowledge of models important for management of renewable (for example fish) and non-renewable natural resources (for example oil).

Learning methods and activities

4 hours of lectures every week.
Compulsory activity: Approved term paper(s)/ exercise(s). Specific requirements will be announced at the beginning of the term.
The course is an optional PhD course, and it is not taught every semester. SØK8624 follows the same teaching as SØK3524.

Compulsory assignments

  • Godkjent(e) semesteroppgave(r)/øving(er)

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SØK3524 10.0 01.09.2010
SØK8524 10.0 01.09.2010


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2019-11-27 09:00
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
  • * 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.