Economics for Sustainability
13:30 - 16:00
Arild Vatn argues that economic process is integrated into the environment and fundamentally dependant on environmental dynamics. He is joined by fellow economists from NMBU and UiO to discuss how economics can be revised to be more relevant and contribute to sustainable living.
How can we make economics better and more relevant? The question has been asked repeatedly. It was asked after the financial crisis that hit unexpectedly. The question has motivated students of economics to demand that economic education is broadened to confront mainstream economics, giving rise to the Rethinking Economics initiative. Read more here.
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