Issues in Global Economics

Course Code :1302TEWSBX
Study domain:Economic Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:The student must have obtained a credit for the following courses:
- 'Microeconomics'
- 'Macroeconomics'
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Guido Erreygers

3. Course contents *

This course focuses on the economic analysis of global issues. The following themes are covered:

  • Methods and perspectives
  • Population
  • Wealth and poverty
  • Economic growth
  • Food
  • Energy
  • Climate change
  • Environment
  • Technology
  • Health
  • Alternative futures