SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of Public Finance, First Year MA Program of Public Finance, Second Year
Course NameCircular Business Models
InstructorLIN CHI-ANG
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Sep. 13 (Mid-Autumn Festival): No Class



Sep. 20: The Circular Economy



Sep. 27: Sustainable Development



Oct. 4: Corporate Sustainability



Oct. 11 (Double Ten Break): No Class



Oct. 18: Business Models



Oct. 25: Circular Business Models



Nov. 1: Natural Resource Management



Nov. 8: Waste Management



Nov. 15: One-Day Field Trip



Nov. 22 (Group Presentation Break): No Class



Nov. 29: Group Presentation A



Dec. 6: Distinguished Guest Lecture



Dec. 13: Group Presentation B



Dec. 20: Group Presentation C



Dec. 27: Group Presentation D



Jan. 3: Final In-Class Meeting


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

TBA


Requirement/Grading

Grades will be determined on the basis of the student's performance in relation to a) class attendance and participation, b) one individual assignment, c) one group presentation on reviewing a Circular Business Model (CBM), and d) one research report.



Class attendance and participation (10%)



Individual assignment (20%)



Group presentation (30%)



Final research report (40%)


Textbook & Reference

 



1. Boulding Kenneth E. Towards a New Economics: Critical Essays on Ecology Distribution and Other Themes. Aldershot Hants. England: Edward Elgar, 1992.



2. Brears. Robert C. Natutral Resource Management and the Circular Economy. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.



3. Burger, Philippe. Sustainable Fiscal Policy and Economic Stability: Theory and Practice. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar, 2003.



4. Clinch, J. Peter; Schlegelmilch, Kai; Sprenger, Rolf-Ulrich and Triebswetter, Ursula. (eds.) Greening the Budget: Budgetary Policies for Environmental Improvement. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar, 2002.



5. De Angelis, Roberta.  Business Models in the Circular Economy: Concepts, Examples and Theory. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.



6. Ferroni, Marco and Mody, Ashoka. (eds.) International Public Goods: Incentives, Measurement, and Financing. Norwell, Mass.: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.



7. Lin, Brian Chi-ang and Zheng, Siqi. (eds.) Environmental Economics and Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2017.



8. Myrdal, Gunnar. (1974 Nobel Laureate in Economics) The Political Element in the Development of Economic Theory (with a New Introduction by Richard Swedberg). New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1990.



9. Vickrey, William. (1914-1996, 1996 Nobel Laureate in Economics) Public Economics: Selected Papers by William Vickrey. Edited by R. Arnott, K. Arrow (1972 Nobel Laureate in Economics), A. Atkinson, and J. Drèze. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.



10. Wissenburg, Marcel. Green Liberalism: The Free and the Green Society. London: UCL Press, 1998.


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