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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 25, 2021 — Dec 19, 2021

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1950