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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4250 - Economy, Technology, & Sustainability

This course explores the relationships between the economy and the material world. It identifies the most critical challenges to sustainable economic development on local to global scales and ways of addressing them. The course examines options surrounding material and energy flows, technological alternatives, livelihoods, consumption behavior, public policy, civil society institutions, and social movements as avenues for meeting the major challenges to sustainability.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ECON 1200 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Credit Hours: 4

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