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Environmental Economics (Economics)

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In the Environmental Economics track you explore which effect climate change will have on future welfare. In this track you learn to understand the complex interactions between economic decisions, market forces, governmental policies and the environment. You will be trained to think comprehensively about problems involving multiple challenges related to environmental policies, such as inequalities, unemployment, economic and human development, urban organisation, and many others. This is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Economics.

Language of instruction
English
Mode
Full-time

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Why study Environmental Economics at the UvA?

Specialise in your field of interest

How?
Discover our specialisation tracks, many electives and challenging Honours programme.

Excellent career prospects

How?
Economists with a UvA degree earn the highest monthly salary in the Netherlands.

Top-ranked university

What?
The Amsterdam School of Economics is internationally ranked within the top-50 putting your Master’s degree on a worldwide map with interested employers.

Challenging 1 year programme

What?
You can get your Master’s degree in just one year. You will have to work harder and smarter.

Is Environmental Economics for you?

  1. Sustainable Resource Management: Learn to analyze and optimize the allocation of natural resources, understand environmental policies, and explore solutions to achieve sustainable development and mitigate environmental challenges.
  2. Climate Change Economics: Delve into the economics of climate change, focusing on the costs and benefits of climate policies, carbon pricing, and renewable energy transitions to address global climate challenges effectively.
  3. Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services: Acquire skills to assess the economic value of ecosystem services, such as clean water, biodiversity, and natural landscapes, enabling you to support conservation efforts and advocate for informed environmental policies.
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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
Economics
Mode
Full-time
Credits
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
English
Starts in
September
CROHO code
66401
Location
Roeterseiland campus