ENVS 3555 Sustainable Economies

3 credit hours

Applies a holistic and transdisciplinary approach to answering the following questions: (i) What might an environmentally sustainable economy look like? (ii) What social and political challenges might such an economy face? (iii) What institutions might support an environmentally and socially sustainable economy? The course draws on concepts from several branches of economics—especially macroeconomics, ecological economics, and public finance—as well as other related disciplines, including history, psychology, politics, and evolutionary biology. Recommended prerequisites: ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 or other introductory-level economics course.

  • Spring 2024
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