University of London
Doing Economics: Measuring Climate Change
University of London

Doing Economics: Measuring Climate Change

Taught in English

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Eileen Tipoe
Wendy Carlin

Instructors: Eileen Tipoe


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There are 4 modules in this course

This module explains why climate change is a serious global issue, and how we can use data to understand the extent of climate change.

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6 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This module explores the effect of climate change on temperature variability and extreme weather events, and explains how we can use statistical summary measures to document changes in temperature distributions over time.

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7 readings1 quiz5 discussion prompts2 plugins

This module uses data to summarise the relationship between CO2 emissions and global temperatures, explains methods of identifying causal relationships between two variables, and discusses the problem of spurious correlation.

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5 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts1 plugin

This module explains how policymakers can use survey data and models to evaluate climate-related policies, and discusses the relationship between environmental policy and environmental quality.

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7 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts


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Eileen Tipoe
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