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Foundations of Development Policy (edX)

Using economic theory and data analysis, explore the economic lives of the poor, and the ways to design and implement effective development policy. In this course, we will study the different facets of human development in topics such as education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and [...]
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Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy (edX)

Lead your company to make the switch to biobased resources and build a profitable sustainable business. Learn how to deal with the economics and policies governing this transition and the implementation and learn how to measure the outcome.
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Agriculture, Economics and Nature (Coursera)

Sound economic thinking is crucial for farmers because they depend on good economic decision making to survive. Governments depend on economic information to make good policy decisions on behalf of the community. This course will help you to contribute to better decision making by farmers, or by agencies servicing [...]
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Introduction to Economics: Macroeconomics (edX)

Learn how a national economy works, including the determination of equilibrium levels of national income and prices. In this economics course, you will learn some of the major concepts of macroeconomics, such as gross domestic product, price level, inflation, unemployment, economic growth and the balance of [...]
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Introduction to Economics: Microeconomics (edX)

Learn the basics of microeconomics, including supply and demand of commodities and how equilibrium in the market affects price. A country’s economy consists of three major economic agents; consumers, firms and government. Analyzing the choices made by these economic agents is one of the main subjects of microeconomics. In [...]
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Inclusive Growth: Climate Change (edX)

Learn about climate change and its role as a major threat to the sustainability and inclusiveness of our societies. This course addresses the nature of climate change and its role as a major threat to the sustainability and inclusiveness of our societies. It examines climate change and how it [...]
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Inclusive Growth: Governance (edX)

Learn about good governance and why it is important in achieving inclusive growth. This course examines the concept of governance and discusses why it is so important to improve the quality of governance for trying to achieve inclusive growth.
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Inclusive Growth: Labor Markets, Gender, and Technology (edX)

Learn about inclusive growth from a labor market perspective. This course examines inclusive growth from a labor market perspective. It explains how an inclusive labor market is not only important for an individual's economic well-being, but also helps the economy operate more efficiently.
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Inclusive Growth: Fiscal Policy (edX)

Learn about the role of fiscal policy in supporting inclusive growth. This course examines the role of fiscal policy, a combination of expenditure and tax policies, in supporting inclusive growth and highlights best practices for designing expenditure programs and tax policies to foster inclusion.
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Economics and Policies of Climate Change (Coursera)

Being aware of the urgency and importance of climate change is not enough to tackle it effectively. To avoid the worst climate outcomes, decisive action has to be taken. But what realistic options do we have? Since our resources are limited, is it better to act now or wait [...]
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