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Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy

This course is a part of Business and Economics for a Circular Economy, a 4-course MicroMasters series from edX.

“On 1 August 2018, the world hit Earth Overshoot Day, the point in our calendars when we tip into consuming more natural resources than the planet can regenerate in a year. It is time to focus on the solutions which we know exist or have the potential to be developed and this is where technology, along with behavioural change, can help us reboot the health of our nature and planet.” Marco Lambertini, Director-General, WWF International.

Are you responsible for dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition- and implementation of biobased products and resources? Join the course Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy and discover the whole value chain from Research & Development, over application, processing, retailing and final demand. Learn how the value chain and the rents and their distribution along the chain are affected by policies. Examples such as the benefits and costs of developing, cultivating, and marketing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will be discussed extensively.

Upgrade your knowledge about the recent trends in the circular economy and in sustainable business. Know how to measure adoption and environmental benefits, learn about the benefits and costs and the distribution of sustainable products, market power, approval processes, supply chain, guiding policies and the current social debate.

This course is part of the MicroMasters program Business and Economics for a Circular Economy.

A series of 3 courses and a final capstone project designed to help you develop the skills needed to seize opportunities and embrace the transition from a fossil-based economy to a biobased one.

Explore the other courses in the MicroMasters program:

  • Circular Economy: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • From Fossil Resources to Biomass: a Chemistry Perspective
  • Capstone Business and Economics for a Circular Economy

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Instructors Justus Wesseler, Dusan Drabik, Hans van Meijl
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Subjects Business Science
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Length 6 weeks
Effort 12 - 16 hours per week
Starts Apr 2 (next week)
Cost $149
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Instructors Justus Wesseler, Dusan Drabik, Hans van Meijl
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business Science
Tags Business & Management Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences

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