As an Earth Economist you will better understand the behavior and advice of economists, have become a better economist yourself and know where to find Earth's data and how to analyze these world observations. Our planet is too important: we need you to get engaged!
Earth Economics course offered by Coursera in partnership with Erasmus University Rotterdam offers a completely new angle to policy analysis by its focus on the truly global level and its empirical orientation on very recent data. Sustainability (environmental and related to the UN's SDGs), equality and heterodox (that is: non mainstream) views on the economy are important for an Earth Economist.
Taking stock of emerging planet data and analyzing policies during and following the Global Crisis, Earth Economics provides both a topical introduction into basic economic tools and concepts as well as insights in highly relevant problems and recent developments in planet production, growth and governance.
An important issue is the provision of global public goods. Earth Economics highlights the importance of the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, the World Health Organization and the World Trade Organization.
What will you learn
Become a good economist that understands under which conditions an economic theory applies and can be used to inform evidence-based policy making
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- Earth economics: a new and necessary approach
- Accounting for fluctuations in the Earth economy
- Investment and Saving
- Government and the Earth Economy
- Money and Earth Economic Equilibrium
- Long Run Challenges
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- 2 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Earth Sciences View 3 other Masters in Earth Sciences in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor is helpful, but not necessary.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.