Jun 17, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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ECON 4250 - Economy, Technology, and 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 INQR 1200  ; or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Credit Hours: 4



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