Climate Change Policy and Instruments (2307AFE)

This course has a Prerequisite requirement which means you MUST successfully complete the listed course or requirement/s BEFORE enrolling in this course. If you have enrolled in the course without meeting this requirement you MUST WITHDRAW immediately. It is your responsibility to have any Transfer Credit appearing on your academic transcript before enrolling. This course begins with an analysis of market failures associated with climate change and the sustainability problem more generally. This leads to an outline of the relative merits of alternative strategies for correcting such market failures, including various emissions reduction options employed or proposed for adoption in a range of countries. These strategies have economic implications, regulatory implications for financial reports by organisations, as well as implications for financial markets and investment options, each of which are explored in some detail. This course is offered: Nathan: Semester 1 - Day odd years; Night even years. Prerequisite: 1303AFE, 1383AFE (Economics for Decision Making 1, Economics for Managers), 1002IBA (Economics in Action). Incompatible: 2307AFE (Climate Change & Emissions Reductions Strategies).

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Nathan Semester 1

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