03 May 2010 - 21 May 2010 Bangkok, Thailand
SANDEE organized a three-week training course in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics for Economists from 3rd - 21st May,2010. The course was meant for practicing South Asian economists interested in upgrading their skills and learning related to environmental and natural resource economics.
The workshop provided economists with the basic skills necessary to teach environmental and natural resource economics and to undertake research in this area. The course covered economic issues underlying sustainable development, externalities and market failure, policy instruments, non-market valuation, poverty-environment interactions, and natural resource use and pollution management. Twenty four participants from south asian countries were exposed to basic theoretical issues, economic tools and methodologies for analyzing environmental problems in developing countries.