Economics for a Sustainable Society 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe course Economics for a Sustainable Society explores the interplay between economics and sustainability. Students will examine economics approaches to understand its benefits and limitations in relation to sustainable development of society. This course provides the economic foundations for decision-making regarding wellbeing, environmental quality and natural resources. It provides an overview of economic tools and techniques for evaluating and working with sustainable development issues and introduces alternative economic perspectives, which challenge neo-classical economics. The course places emphasis on how tools of economic analysis can be used to identify sources of social and environmental challenges and solutions to them.
PrerequisitesGeneral entry requirements 60 credits in Business Administration and/or Economics, with at least 30 credits in Business Administration with at least 15 credits in economics. Proof of English proficiency is required.
Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JESN10
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
This course is cancelled for study period Oct 26-Jan 11.
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 17
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorAnna Nordén
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students12500kr