Aimilia Pattakou: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Dr. Aimilia Pattakou
ETH Zürich, ZUE F 2
Zürichbergstrasse 18
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 632 57 30
DepartmentManagement, Technology, and Economics

364-0576-00LAdvanced Sustainability Economics Information
PhD course, open for MSc students
3 credits3GL. Bretschger, A. Pattakou
AbstractThe course covers current resource and sustainability economics, including ethical foundations of sustainability, intertemporal optimisation in capital-resource economies, sustainable use of non-renewable and renewable resources, pollution dynamics, population growth, and sectoral heterogeneity. A final part is on empirical contributions, e.g. the resource curse, energy prices, and the EKC.
ObjectiveUnderstanding of the current issues and economic methods in sustainability research; ability to solve typical problems like the calculation of the growth rate under environmental restriction with the help of appropriate model equations.