January 10, 2019 - April 4, 2019
The IIES and Trent University’s Masters of Sustainability Studies Graduate Program are pleased to offer a FREE course on Ecological Economics to the IIES and external communities.
Students will explore how ecological economics helps to understand and affect economy-environment relationships, with a consideration of sustainability, economic efficiency, and distribution.
This course aims to develop literacy in ecological economics by increasing the knowledge and understanding of core economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy.
Develop practical skills in the discipline of ecological economics that will realize the following skills and competencies:
- appraising scholarly publications that focus on economy-environment interactions and dependencies;
- applying economic theory to analyze contemporary sustainability-based challenges and to strategize for solutions;
- succinctly communicating theory and solutions to an interdisciplinary audience, in writing and verbally.
The course will begin on January 10, 2019, at 18h00 EST and will run Thursdays from January 10-April 4, 2019. Please make sure to verify your local time adjustment. For further inquiries please contact Asaf Zohar, firstname.lastname@example.org or Eric Miller (instructor) email@example.com.
For a complete course overview please view the following PDF—> Ecological Economics WINTER 2019