Course + Workshop on Behavioral Environmental Economics

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03-06-19 to 06-06-19
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The course aims to provide understanding of topics in environmental and resource economics from a behavioural economics perspective. Students will learn how to apply the theory and the methods such as field and laboratory experiments to the environmental issues to discover how individuals actually behave, and how normative theories and frameworks fail to capture the actual behaviour.

BEEn (Behavioural Environmental Economics Network) aims to bring scholars together working on issues related to environmental and resource economics from a behavioural perspective. BEEn collects and disseminate information about related conferences, research and announcements. If you want to learn more about the group and become a member, click here.

This year, the course will be in Uppsala, a city close to Stockholm, 18 minutes by train and 30-50 minutes by bus from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

There is no tuition fee. Students are expected to cover their own costs of travel, accommodation, etc.

Course Venue: Ultuna SLU Campus, Uppsala, Sweden. You can travel to Uppsala from Stockholm Arlanda Airport by train (18 minutes) and by bus (30-50 minutes).



​Masters and PhD


7.5 ECTS

There will be a take home exam after the lecture period, you will be given plenty of time to complete it. In order to take the exam, you are required to attend the lectures during the lecture period 3-6 June 2019.


This course composed of lectures and student seminars to get feedback from the lecturers and other students. Download Program (Preliminary)

Target Audience​

​The course especially invites graduate students who are working on topics in environmental economics from a behavioural economics perspective. Master students, early career researchers and students from other fields of social sciences are also welcomed to participate in the course.



The course is specifically aimed at PhD students within the field of social sciences in particular economics. Knowledge in basic microeconomics and good knowledge in English is vital to be able to follow the course.


Time​ and Location

3 June 2019 - 6 June 2019; Ultuna SLU Campus, Uppsala, Sweden.

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