SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
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

(Subject to change)



Feb. 21: The Circular Economy



Feb. 28: No Class (National Holiday) 



Mar. 6: Sustainable Development



Mar. 13: Corporate Sustainability



Mar. 20: Business Models



Mar. 27: Circular Business Models



Apr. 3: No Class (National Holiday) 



Apr. 10: Natural Resource Management



Apr. 17: Waste Management



Apr. 24: One-Day Field Trip



May 1: Industrial Ecology



Nay 8: Group Presentation A



May 15: Distinguished Guest Lecture



May 22: Group Presentation B



May 29: Group Presentation C



Jun. 5: Group Presentation D



Jun. 12: 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. Johnson, Mark W. Reinvent Your Business Model: How to Seize the Whit Space for Transformative Growth. Harvard Businees Review Press, 2018.



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



9. Osterwalder, Alexander and Pigneur, Yves. Business Model Generation : A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2010.



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


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