SMGT 740 Economics of Sustainability

Learn to understand the economy as a component of the ecosystem in which it resides, with natural capital added to the typical analysis of human, social, built, and financial capital. Explore traditional micro, macro, and international trade theory and policy and the implications of sustainability. Topics include the history of economic systems and thought; globalization and localization; distinguishing between growth and development; the nature and causes of market failure; consumption, consumerism, and human well-being; emerging markets; technological change; business organization and financial market alternatives; demographic change; and the global food economy.

SMGT 740 course syllabus

Semesters Offered: Fall 2024, Spring 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2024

Credits: 3

Degree Level: Master's

Course Track: Core Courses