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Description: Environmental Economics for Development Policy (EEDP 10)

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The World Bank Institute's "Environmental Economics for Development Policy" two-week course will be held January 14-25, 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand.  

The EEDP course provides an introduction to environmental economics for persons with some previous economics background, building on recent experience in using environmental economics to address environmental issues at the macro, sector, and project levels. Since 1998, the course has increased in scope and reach, thanks to fruitful interactions between the internationally renowned faculty and the highly qualified participants.

The course is aimed at policy-makers, economic and environmental advisors, public and private sector professionals, representatives of nongovernmental organizations, and academics.

Course Fees and other expenses Participants are expected to cover the following costs: (a) course fees: $500 for developing countries nationals working for their home institutions, $1,500 for local staff of international organizations;  $3,500 for developed country nationals employed by local organizations in developing countries, and all others; (b) accommodations and food expenses: the hotel for which we will provide booking assistance costs $60 per day excluding meals, but participants can also opt to make their own arrangements with other accommodations; (c) travel fare to and from Thailand.  Field trip costs will be borne by WBI. 

In order to apply for this course, please complete the application form (below) and submit via email to  Juzuegbu@worldbank.org by October 20, 2007 Early applications are encouraged since a decision on acceptance will be made within two weeks after an individual's application is received to enable the successful applicant to prepare for funding for his course participation.

EEDP10 Application (doc, 135kb)

Payment Policy: Invited participants are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the relevant fees, no later than November 30, 2007.  Participants who have paid full course fees, but who are unable to attend EEDP due to circumstances beyond their control, will be reimbursed 80% .

Click here to view photos of past EEDP Sessions.


Last updated: 2007-10-02




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