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ECW3150 - Natural resources and environment

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Lionel Frost


Not offered in 2007


Economic systems and environmental problems. Suitability of the market system to deal with environmental problems. The need for government intervention. Microeconomic principles and decision making in the management of privately and publicly owned renewable and non-renewable natural resources. International, national and regional policies addressing natural resources and environment.


Essay(s) (4000 words): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60 %

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECW1102, ECW2120 or ECW2731 or equivalent