Economics for Pollution Control (CH835)

Programme: 

M.Tech (EST)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

The Economic Approach: The Human–Environment Relationship, Environmental Problems and Economic Efficiency. Ethics, Economics and the Environment: Naturalist & Libertarian moral philosophies, Utilitarianism. Evaluating Trade-Offs: Benefit–Cost Analysis. Recyclable Resources: Disposal Cost and Efficiency. Economics Of Pollution Control: Pollutant Taxonomy, Stock & Fund Pollutants, The Single & Many-Receptor Cases, The Revenue Effect, Price Volatility, Instrument Choice under Uncertainty, Product Charges.

References: 

Dixon, J., Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts, Earthscan Publications, 1994
Tietenberg Tom and Lyne Lewis, Environmental Economics and policy, Pearson Higher Education, 2009
Tietenberg Tom and Lyne Lewis, Environment and Natural Resources Economics, Prentice Hall, 2011
Turner, R.K., Pearce, D., and Batman, I, Environmental Economics, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993

Department: 

Chemical Engineering
 

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Prasanna B D, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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