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ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

SBUS515

Description

Economic systems influence how society understands its relationship to the environment. From the neo-classical synthesis to socialism, none of our contemporary economic systems seems to provide the social and environmental resilience that sustainability theory demands. The interdisciplinary field of ecological economics attempts to overcome the deficiencies in traditional economic theory, first by recognizing the physical limits in which any economic system operates and then by including normative values into a holistic economic system. Students will learn the basic principles of ecological economics, evaluate the framework, and learn to apply its principles to sustainability work.
Pre Reqs:
College Level : Graduate

Dates

Oct 19, 2020 — Dec 13, 2020

Aug 17, 2020 — Oct 11, 2020

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $2610