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Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)

Dec 6th 2021
Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)
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This course has four modules, or foci. The first is to understand the categories of social welfare—populations, income, earnings, and assets— and some related concepts that play a very large role in shaping policy decisions: unemployment, inflation, and the minimum wage. The second deals with the central [...]
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Corporate Sustainability. Understanding and Seizing the Strategic Opportunity (Coursera)

In this course, thought leaders in a wide variety of management and economics fields illustrate how to assess and seize the opportunities offered by these global emergencies. They will offer new ways to understand the purpose and the logic of success of the business enterprise in this new context, [...]
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Microeconomics: The Power of Markets (Coursera)

We make economics decisions every day: what to buy, whether to work or play, what to study. We respond to markets all the time: prices influence our decisions, markets signal where to put effort, they direct firms to produce certain goods over others. Economics is all around us. This [...]
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Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part II - Maximize Social Wellbeing (Coursera)

Nov 29th 2021
Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part II - Maximize Social Wellbeing (Coursera)
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If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change [...]
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История экономической мысли (History of Economic Thought) (Coursera)

Курс поможет осмыслить извечные проблемы жизни человека: богатство и бедность, деньги и рынки, инфляция и безработица, индивидуальные решения и государственная политика.
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How to Change the World (Coursera)

How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.
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Effective Altruism (Coursera)

Effective altruism is built on the simple but unsettling idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the most good one can. In this course you will examine this idea's philosophical underpinnings; meet remarkable people who have restructured their lives in accordance with it; and think about how [...]
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Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part I -The Role of the State (Coursera)

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change [...]
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Inclusive Growth: Concepts and Indicators (edX)

Learn the concepts and dimensions of inclusive growth and how to measure inclusiveness. This course introduces participants to the concepts and dimensions of inclusive growth and the broader set of goals that policy makers should be concerned about. It reviews important theories and evidence on which policies can help [...]
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The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development (edX)

Learn the critical foundations of sustainable development and how to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals that are deeply interconnected in the field. This course introduces the origin and key concepts of sustainability and how to apply those to sustainable development practice. Sustainable development will be explored through theories [...]
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