Information Package / Course Catalogue
Environmental and Urban Economics
Course Code: EKO543
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to study the environment, environmental problems and related policies in micro and macro economic framework. How we use amendment and environmental tools in prevention of environmental disasters caused by hazardous economic activities.

Course Content

In this course, we will discuss the relationship between environment and economy. In general, we will touch on the economic impact of environment, environmental problems, and environmental policies. Furthermore, the policies designed to prevent environmental problems in national and international context and their impact on developed and developing countries will be studied.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.to define the fundamental concepts in environmental Economics
2.to evaluate the process and the reasons of the emergence of environmental problems economically
3.to explain the type of environmental problems and their relation with the economy
4. Can make an interdisiplinary connection over the course subjects
5.Can make an analysis about subjects and can comment on economy
Recommended or Required Reading
1.- İnançlı, Selim (2007), Çevre Ekonomisi Ders Notları, (basılmamış text). - Dağdemir, Özcan, , (2003), Çevre Sorunlarına Ekonomik Yaklaşımlar ve Optimal Politika Arayışları,Gazi Kitabevi) , Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
undamental concepts in environment and their relations with the economy
Week 2 - Theoretical
The types of environmental problems, their sources, and their relation with the economy
Week 3 - Theoretical
The emerging process of environmental problems, their reasons, and the historical approach
Week 4 - Theoretical
The relationship between the type of economy and the environmental problems
Week 5 - Theoretical
The economic efficiency criteria of environmental problems
Week 6 - Theoretical
Microeconomic impact of environmental issues
Week 7 - Theoretical
Macroeconomic impact of environmental issues
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Entegration of economic and environmental policies
Week 10 - Theoretical
The policies related to various kinds of environmental problems and the prevention
Week 11 - Theoretical
The aims of environmental policies, economic tools and sectoral environmental policies
Week 12 - Theoretical
New environmental policies and economical protecting tools
Week 13 - Theoretical
The environmental policies in developed and developing countries and their economic impacts
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153390
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue