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Introduction to Circular Economy

The importance of economy and sustainability

overview

In this course, students will learn about the principles of the circular economy and its practical application in the analysis of different industries and products used in our daily life: small electronics, textiles, or food. The course will combine lectures with practical exercises in which the students will discuss how different products could be designed from the start using a circular perspective; what new business opportunities emerge; what are the main challenges for a transition to a circular economy, and what policymakers and regulators can do to ease the transition to a circular economy.

Code

ECON 3500

language

English

terms

Fall, Spring, Summer II

credit

3 credits / 48 contact hours

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