IDEC8004: SUSTAINABILITY AND ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

Links and notes for students who took my Master's course at the Crawford School of Economics and Government (now Crawford School of Public Policy), Australian National University, in Semester 2, 2011

by Dr Jack Pezzey, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU

Last updated: Thu 3 Nov 2011 (end of Semester 2)

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MATERIALS WRITTEN FOR THIS COURSE (dates after the commas are when the file was added to this website, not when it was written)

 

Documents from previous times this course was taught, which are not fully relevant to the 2011 course, and are for general guidance only:

Table of Contents for 2007 course, 3/11

2007 Mid-term exam, 9/9

Answers & notes for answers to 2007 Mid-term exam, 9/9

2007 Final exam, 3/11

Notes on answers to 2007 Final exam, 3/11

 

Table of Contents for 2009 course, 3/11

2009 Mid-term exam, 18/7

Answers & notes for answers to 2009 Mid-term exam, 18/7

2009 Final exam, 18/7

Notes on answers to 2009 Final exam, 18/7

 

Latest collected book and figure drafts, corrections and timetable for the 2011 course:

Complete book, 3/11

References, Notation and Index, 3/11

Complete Figures and some Tables, 28/10

Corrections to book, 3/11

Timetable, 29/10

 

Other documents fully relevant to the 2011 course:

Initial questionnaire, 18/7

Official Course Outline, 28/7   Note: the timetable on p4 of the Outline will NOT be updated for any changes; for these, see latest version of timetable above.

Notes for Lecture 1, handed out 28/7, posted 11/8

(Book) Chapter 1, 28/7, revised 1/8

(Book) Figures to Fig 2.2, 28/7

General notes on Exercises, 28/7

Exercise 1 (questions), 28/7

Chapter 2 and Secs 3.1-3.4, 29/7, revised 1/8

Figures 2.3-3.5, 29/7

Guidance note, 1/8

Sec 3.5 to end of Chapter 3, 4/8

Figures 3.6-3.9, 4/8

Guidance on Secs 3.5 to end of Chapter 3, 4/8

Exercise 2, 5/8, to reach me by 17/8

Chapter 4, 9/8

Figures 4.1-4.3, 9/8

Guidance to Chapter 4, 9/8

Exercise 3, 9/8, to reach me by 24/8

Secs 5.1-5.5 and relevant Appendices, 10/8

Figures 5.1-5.5, 11/8, revised 20/8

Guidance to Secs 5.1-5.5, 10/8

Answers to Exercise 1, 11/8 (with logarithmic differentiation added to answers handed out in class)

Spreadsheet for Exercise 1, Q7, 11/8

Answers to Exercise 2, 18/8

Exercise 4, 18/8, assessed, to reach me by 1400h on 31/8

Answers to Exercise 3, 25/8

Sections 5.6-5.11 and Chapter 6, 26/8 (includes Appendices to Secs 5.1-5.5, just to keep page numbering in order)

Figures 5.6-6.1, 26/8

Guidance to Secs 5.6-5.11 and Chapter 6, 30/8

Exercise 5, revised 2/9, assessed, to reach me by 1400h on 7/9

Spreadsheet for Exercise 5, 30/8

Answers to Exercise 4, 1/9

Chapter 7, 7/9

Guidance to Chapter 7, 8/9

Answers to Exercise 5, and associated spreadsheet, 8/9

Figures 7.1-8.5, 9/9

Sections 8.1-2, 9/9

Exercise 8, 9/9, assessed, to reach me by 0900h on 26/10

Note on Mid-term Exam, and Review of Chs 1-6, 14/9

Sections 8.3-9, 28/9

Figures 8.6-8.8, 28/9

Guidance to Chapter 8, 28/9

Exercise 6, and associated spreadsheet, 28/9

Mid-term Exam, 30/9

Chapter 9, 5/10 (see below for Figure 9.1)

Guidance to Chapter 9, 5/10

Answer to Exercise 6 (FAR more comprehensive than anything expected!), and associated spreadsheet, 7/10

Exercise 7, associated spreadsheet, and S1DICE(Nordhaus).xls, 7/10

Answers & notes for answers to Mid-term Exam, 8/10

Chapter 10, 14/10

Guidance to Chapter 10, 3/11

Figures for Chapters 9 & 10, 14/10

Answers to Exercise 7, and associated spreadsheet, 20/10

Exercise 9 and associated spreadsheet, 21/10

Answers to Exercise 9, and associated spreadsheet, 28/10

Sections 11.1-11.8, 28/10

Figures and some Tables for Sections 11.1-11.8, 28/10

Sections 11.9-12.2 (the end), 3/11

Guidance to Chapters 11-12, 3/11

My questionnaire for detailed course feedback, 3/11

Note on final exam, 3/11

 

INITIAL READINGS (in author-alphabetical order)

See the Course Outline for recommendations on which of these to read and why.

Cole (2003)

Hanley et al. (2007a)

Nordhaus (1992)

Perman et al. (2003), Chapter 4

World Bank (2006) (WB06)

World Bank (2011) (WB11)

 

OTHER READINGS HANDED OUT IN CLASS (no link) OR RECOMMENDED (with link) (in alphabetical order)

Aghion and Howitt (2009), Intro chapter, 5/8

J02, Appendix A (maths), 4/8

J02, Chapters 1 and 2, 5/8

Lawn (2003)

Livernois (2009)

Nordhaus (2007a)

Nordhaus (2007b)

Nordhaus (2008a) (N08a)

Nordhaus (2011)

Spash (2007)

Stern (2006)

van den Bergh (2004)

Weitzman (2007)

Weitzman (2009)

Weitzman (2011)

 

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