Aug 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ECON 247 - Economics of Business and Sustainability

4 credits
This course considers the environmental challenges facing business. It will examine business responses to environmental regulation, competitive advantages of “green” business, consumer demand for green products, product life cycle analysis, industrial ecology, environmental partnerships between business and non-governmental organizations, natural capitalism, and business education. Environmental decision-making of both large corporations and small businesses will be included in the course. The course will include case studies, outside speakers from the business community and student presentations. Prerequisite: ECON 101 . Offered alternate years.



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