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NQF credits: 14

Fourth year status‚ second semester‚ one double lecture per week.

Course Convenor : Malcolm Keswell

Entrance requirements: See admission requirements for Honours in Economics

Course outline:

This course deals with a variety of real world problems like control of pollution‚ management of mines‚ forests and fisheries‚ funding biodiversity and putting the environment into project and policy decision–making. The emphasis is on practical application of economic tools. The course will consist of a mixture of lectures‚ readings‚ seminars and practical/problem solving sessions. There will be group projects for 3–4 people which will be very practically based‚ but should be written as a short paper‚ with a basic literature review that draws on the topics covered in the class.

DP requirements: None.

Assessment: Assignments‚ tests and examination count for 100%.

Last updated : 15 Jul 2015



Staff Members on this course :

A/Prof Malcolm Keswell Associate Professor

021 650 4876
Malcolm.Keswell@uct.ac.za
5.19, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.
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Research Area / Interest :
Applied microeconomics ;the dynamics of inequality;agrarian contractual structure and productivity; group-level effects on individual incentives.







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