ENV-620 / 2 crédits

Enseignant(s): Thalmann Philippe, Vielle Marc, Vöhringer Frank

Langue: Anglais

Remark: canceled, replacement course ENV-610


Every 2 years


Economic analysis (supply, demand, prices, elasticities), applied to environmental issues: externalities, instruments of environmental regulation (voluntary approaches, incentive taxes, emissions markets), assessment of economic impacts and valuation of natural resources, cost-benefit analysis.



It will be organised in half-days on Wednesdays during the spring semester.

It will only be given for a minimum of 5 students.


Environmental economics, environmental policy, cost-benefit analysis

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • to understand the basic mechanisms of markets
  • to explain the differences between the main types of instruments of environmental policy
  • to explain the workings of these instruments



Bontems, P. and G. Rotillon (2013). L'Economie de l'Environnement, La Découverte
Sterner, T. and J. Coria (2012). Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management. Washington, DC, USA, RFF Press / Routledge

Ressources en bibliothèque


Dans les plans d'études

  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session libre)
  • Matière examinée: Environmental Economics for Engineers
  • Cours: 24 Heure(s)
  • Exercices: 3 Heure(s)
  • TP: 2 Heure(s)

Semaine de référence