Are you responsible for dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition- and implementation of biobased products and resources? Join the course Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy and discover the whole value chain from Research & Development, over application, processing, retailing and final demand.
Learn how the value chain and the rents and their distribution along the chain are affected by policies. Examples such as the benefits and costs of developing, cultivating, and marketing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will be discussed extensively.
Upgrade your knowledge about the recent trends in the circular economy and in sustainable business. Know how to measure adoption and environmental benefits, learn about the benefits and costs and the distribution of sustainable products, market power, approval processes, supply chain, guiding policies and the current social debate.
This Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy course at Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX is part of the MicroMasters program Business and Economics for a Circular Economy.
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- Circular Economy: An Interdisciplinary Approach
- From Fossil Resources to Biomass: a Chemistry Perspective
- Capstone Business and Economics for a Circular Economy
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What you'll learn
Explain the economic issues and policies affecting the biobased economy at the EU and international level
Identify the important factors driving the development of the circular bioeconomy
Assess the development of the circular bioeconomy from an economic perspective
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- 28 days
- 12 hrs/week
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DisciplinesEconomics Environmental Economics & Policy View 11 other Short Courses in Economics in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- To optimally learn in/from and complete the complete MicroMasters Program we expect you to have a bachelor degree in social sciences (preferably business-, or economics). However, there is no formal entry level requirement for this MOOC.
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- Unlimited access to self-paced, in-demand courses and professional certificates
- Starting at $349 per learner/year.