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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
02ERZEH
Introduction to Urban and Environmental Economics
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Territorial, Urban And Environmental Planning - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Becchis Franco       48 0 0 0 7
SSD CFU Activities Area context
SECS-P/06 4 B - Caratterizzanti Diritto, economia e sociologia
Objectives of the course
This course gives students economics and environmental knowledge, that enable them to interact with economists and to understand planning documents.
Expected skills
Expected skills:

- read and understand documents of economy on territory, environment and environmental projects

- write short papers on economic-territorial topics

- solve simple economy problems in urban, environmental and project fields.
Prerequisites
No specific knowledge is required.
Syllabus
Targets of MODULE 1: give basic principles and instruments of microeconomics; contents: markets, externality, public goods, policy

Targets of MODULE 2: give specific instruments to understand urban economics; contents: theory of agglomeration, interaction, nets, urban revenue, tax regulation

Targets of MODULE 3: give a widespread knowledge of the main environmental problems and related policies; contents: command/control policy; tax regulation and subsidization, environmental titles, volunteers.
Laboratories and/or exercises
Some exercises on local environmental/territorial planning will be arranged.

Programma provvisorio per l'A.A.2005/06
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