There are a number of courses on master and research level within the environmental and natural resource economics held by CERE personnel at both host universities each year. Some courses like GAMS and Stated Preference Method have been held a number of times. At USBE, an environmental economics profile course has been established and is held annually.


Spring courses 2017
 | Autumn courses 2017 | All PhD courses held at Forest Economics, SLU | All courses held at Economics, USBE

Spring courses 2017

Resource and Environmental Economics, D18 7.5 credits

Duration: 2017/02/13 - 2017/02/24
The course aims to provide a deeper understanding and knowledge in economic analysis of the management of natural resources, and to provide a deeper analysis of environmental policy instruments and their application in practice. The course also provides a deeper analysis of specific issues such as sustainable development, climate change, relationship growth and environment, and socially responsible businesses.
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R - introduction and practical applications, 5 credits

Duration: 2017/04/24 – 2017/04/28
This R course is aimed to give basic knowledge on the R language and on the skills of writing R codes for practical applications. This intensive course will focus on the core of R programming language, and data manipulation with R. We will provide examples of how to generate basic descriptive statistics, conduct a simple linear regression, data manipulation, etc. After the course, participants should master the basic knowledge of R language and have the skills in R to conduct statistical analysis.
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Stated preference methods - state of the art modeling, 7.5 credits

Duration: 2017/05/08 – 2017/05/12
The course is divided into two parts, 2,5 ETCS (SP I) for those who want basic understanding and extra 5 ETCS (SP II) for those who want advanced knowledge. Popular course with professor Kriström teaching during one intensive week in the beginning of May every year.
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Introduction to Experimental Methods in Economics and Related Social Sciences

Duration: 2017/05/09 - 2017/05/19
This course provides an introduction to experimental economics, its tools, and some of the recent applications. For each lecture, there will be a discussion of state-of-the-art findings and the experimental techniques employed.
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Advanced Experimental Methods in Economics and Related Social Sciences

Duration: 2017/05/20 - 2017/06/14
This course provides an introduction to experimental economics, its tools, and some of the recent applications. For each lecture, there will be a discussion of state-of-the-art findings and the experimental techniques employed.
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Autumn courses 2017

Energy Economics, 7.5 credits

Duration: 2017/08/28 – 2017/09/29
The course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of energy markets, as well as knowledge of how to analyze them and how they interact with the rest of the economy. A further aim of is to give students advanced tools to analyze how energy and environmental policies affect the demand and supply of different types of energy. The course will address a number of different types of issues related to demand and supply of energy. For example, one may ask how climate policy affects the energy markets.
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State of the art in international forest policy, 7.5 credits

Duration: 2017/09/11 – 2017/09/15
In the Nordic countries forests are of great importance, both as an economic and ecological resource. Global environmental problems and shifts in governing systems impact forest policy processes. This postgraduate-level course in international forest policy will provide a general overview of the issues and a deeper understanding of the forest policy challenges facing the Nordic countries.
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Natural Resource Economics D29, 7.5 credits

Duration: 2017/09/25 – 2017/11/03
The course contains theoretical studies on how microeconomics is used for analyzing natural resource problems. Theories on sustainable and efficient use of renewable resources will be presented. We will also focus our attention on theories on optimal use of non-renewable resources. The uses of many natural resources are regulated through some form of policy measure. A part of the course is, therefore, devoted to theories on market and regulation failures and the possibilities and limitations of different policy measures when it comes to correcting these failures.
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Spring 2018

Resource and Environmental Economics, D18 7.5 credits

Duration: Not yet determined
The course aims to provide a deeper understanding and knowledge in economic analysis of the management of natural resources, and to provide a deeper analysis of environmental policy instruments and their application in practice. The course also provides a deeper analysis of specific issues such as sustainable development, climate change, relationship growth and environment, and socially responsible businesses.
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