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Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Sustainability and Development (Coursera)

We’re excited you’re here! This course, “Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Sustainability and Development,” is the first course in the upcoming Sustainability and Development MasterTrack Certificate program (Fall 2020), but you can also take this course as a stand-alone learning opportunity. [...]
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Designing a multidimensional poverty index (UNDP)

To leave no one behind for a COVID-19 recovery, it is time to develop poverty metrics beyond income. UNDP and University of Oxford are offering a FREE Massive Open Online Course "Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index" in English, French, and Spanish on Learning for Nature. Starting 22 February, this [...]
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Caring for Vulnerable Children (FutureLearn)

Develop a better understanding of the approaches employed in caring for vulnerable children. Explore childcare approaches for vulnerable children. Public sector cuts have made the task of caring for vulnerable children more challenging than ever. On this course, aspiring or in childcare careers will better understand the characteristics of [...]
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Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty (CanopyLAB)

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Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty (CanopyLAB)
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Ending poverty is one of the cross-cutting issues of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals because it is related to many other goals on the list such as decent jobs, quality education, and improving infrastructure and access to health care. It is also a cross-cutting issue in the sense that [...]
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La povertà nella società contemporanea (edX)

Nov 13th 2017
La povertà nella società contemporanea (edX)
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Un'analisi sociologica della povertà per individuare le strategie per contrastarla in diversi contesti sociali. La povertà è una condizione sociale che interessa tutte le società, anche quelle industrializzate dove si fonda su confronti intertemporali tra differenti gruppi sociali. Questo corso analizza sia l'atteggiamento della società nei confronti dei poveri, [...]
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From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development (edX)

Learn about the role of government and the key political, social, and economic processes that elevate any society from poverty to prosperity. How can poor societies become prosperous and overcome obstacles to do so? Professor Sir Paul Collier is one of the world’s leading scholars on this question, and [...]
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Economic Growth and Distributive Justice - Maximize Social Wellbeing (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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Development Economics (MRUniversity)

Why are some countries rich and others poor? This fundamental question has been on the mind of economists since Adam Smith wrote "The Wealth of Nations" in 1776.
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