Climate Change Economics


Students will be able to understand the key aspects of climate change economics. National as well as international issues will be covered.


Among the topics are the economics of adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, international negotiations, climate finance.


1 semester [Lectures, presentations, tutorials and assignments (4 SWS each semester)]

Requirements for Credit Points

For the award of credit points it is necessary to pass the module exam. The module exam contains:

  • written test (60 min); weight 4
  • presentation; weight 1

Credit Points

6 points.


  • Perman, R. et al. (2011), Natural Resource & Environmental Economics, Pearson.
  • Tol, R.S.J. (2014), Climate Economics, Edward Elgar.
  • Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. & Rübbelke, D.T.G. (2017), Climate Finance, World Scientific.