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ES 521 - Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development


4 credits
Addresses the topic of sustainable development, focusing on economics at the interface of states, nations, and the global economy. Students complete a comprehensive study of the emerging field of ecological economics and contrast/compare to the neoclassical economic model of development. Students conduct an in-depth analysis of a developing region, state, and/or nation in terms of economic development based on population, agriculture, industrial development, and natural capital (ecosystem goods and services). Students are required to propose policy options for sustainable development within a region, state, and/or nation and provide a means by which development will move towards global sustainability.
Graded (A-F) only.



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