Tsuge Takahiro, Professor
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Master’s (Doctoral) Program in Global Environmental Studies
Lectures on economic approaches to environmental issues will be provided. In this class, an explanation will be given on economic instruments of environmental policy, which is a policy tool to reduce environmental burden by utilizing market mechanisms. After explanation on market efficiency, market failures due to externalities, internalization of externalities, economic approaches to climate change, waste issues, biodiversity conservation, and resources and energy issues are covered.