Workshop group N4 Economy and SD: Ecological economics Participants: Group leaders: Alan AtKisson – President and CEO, AtKisson INC USA; Arnold Bernaciak, - University of Economics, Poznan Andra Blumberga, - Riga Technical University; Katarzyna Zykwinska,- Lodz Technical University; Katarzyna Sewilska, - University of Technology and Agriculture, Bydgoszcz; Pawel Napiorkowsky, - Nikolaus Copernicus University; Irina Skazetskaya,- Belarusian State Agricultural Academy, Gorki; Lyudmila Zachvoyska, - Lviv State University of Forestry; Vladimir Kapitsa, - Belarusian State Agricultural and Technical University, Minsk. Problems of the booklet : Out of day theoretical information and data; Weak methodological materials; Lack of good examples, especially of such region as Belarus (Belarus has large ecological impact to Baltic Region) Problems of the booklet : Lack of methodology of economic analysis and economic instruments. For example there is no cost – benefit analysis method valuation of the Environment There is no the anthology of Ecological economic and its place in a system of Economic sciences Suggestions for improvement: – To rebuilt the booklet according to modern cutting adge in economic science; – Because the information in ecological economic develops very fast, it is necessary to give basic knowledge in textbook and to update this information on relevant web-site. The web site ought to renewable ones per one-two years; Suggestions for improvement: – It is necessary to stress such brunches of the course as theory of inclusive of wealth: – Background of economical knowledge with ecological agricultural, forestry, industry ones and interconnect them. Didactic: Develop basic level text book for bachalor economic and noneconomic specializations and advanced master course for economists; To develop manual for practical work, like in Environment Science course; To collect examples of ecological problems and they economic effects for different regions and economical systems of the Baltic Sea Region. Summary Ecological economic is a young and fast developing science. Therefore our group proposes to create new basic course of Ecological economics for the Baltic University. The course ought to be like : basic textbook (one or two levels); permanently renewable website; virtual newsletter chat for students references and literature links Thank you for attention!