SØK8624 - Environmental and Resource Economics


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2018/2019

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination

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. One compulsory term paper. The course is an optional master's course, and it is not taught every semester. Check www.ntnu.edu/econ.

Compulsory assignments

  • En godkjent semesteroppgave.

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


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2018-12-03 09:00 DI41
  • * 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.