Covers advanced topics in natural resource economics (including dynamic optimisation of harvest/depletion rates, fisheries policy and multi-species modelling) and the economics of collective decision-making.
|Paper title||The Economics of Natural Resources and Public Choice|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2020|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,101.55|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,026.17|
- ECON 375
- ECON 431, ECON 440
- Recommended Preparation
- ECON 371
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- Teaching staff
- Convenor and Lecturer: Viktoria Kahui
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- The objective of the Public Choice section of ECON 405 is to promote an understanding of the interface between economics and other social sciences, and in particular political science. We will look at how to develop a general theory for modelling collective decisions and analyse the empirical factors explaining observed political/economic choices in a democracy.