course shows how some of the theories and tools of economics can be applied to
understanding and tackling the problem of flood risk in the UK. With the
incidence of flooding rising due to climate change, this is an increasingly
important policy issue worldwide. You will gain insights into the practical use
of economics in a policymaking setting.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in Economics.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
to understand and confidently use some economic concepts and terminology
- break down the issue of flood risk into some essential elements and
apply appropriate economic theory and techniques to its analysis.