Economie de l'environnement et du développement durable

  • Niveau d'étude

    BAC +3

  • ECTS

    3 crédits

  • Composante

    Sciences économiques, gestion, mathématiques et informatique

  • Volume horaire


  • Période de l'année

    Enseignement sixième semestre


Le cours « Economie de l'environnement et du développement durable » (18h00 CM) est une introduction aux grands enjeux du développement durable d’un point de vue économique. Il est composé de 4 parties : 

  • Analyses scientifiques et économiques de l’environnement comprenant les analyses du GIEC et les approches économiques de l'environnement.
  • La notion de développement durable dans la définition des termes, leurs implications et leurs limites.
  • Les méthodes d’évaluation des biens environnementaux pour comprendre les base de valorisation économique de l'environnement.
  • Les instruments des politiques environnementales pour prendre en compte les valeurs économiques de l'environnement.
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L’objectif est de montrer aux étudiantes et étudiantes le large champ que recouvre les approches économiques des problématiques environnementales. Aussi bien au niveau aux niveau des concepts et méthodologies que de la prise en compte et de la valorisation de l’environnement dans l’économie. 

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Session 1 : Examen écrit 2h00

Session 2 : Examen écrit 2h00

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Heures d'enseignement

  • CMCM18h

Pré-requis obligatoires

L2 économie

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Compétences visées

Synthèse, conceptualisation, problématisation.

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