The Age of Sustainable Development

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Syllabus Week 1 Course Materials What is Sustainable Development? Course Materials Introduction and Economic Growth and Progress Continuing Poverty and Environmental Threats Paths & Review Quiz: QUIZ: What is Sustainable Development? Week 2 Inequality Around the World Global Incomes and Inequality Measuring Inequality and Wellbeing within Countries Convergence/Divergence and Review Quiz: QUIZ: Inequality Around the World Week 3 A Short History of Economic Development The Birth of Economic Development A New Era of Modern Economic Growth Economic Development Since World War II Review Quiz: QUIZ: A Short History of Economic Development Week 4 The History of Inequality Why Did Some Countries Advance While Others Remained in Poverty? The Role of Culture and Politics in Inequality Countries Still Stuck in Poverty and Review Quiz: QUIZ: The History of Inequality Week 5 The MDGs and the End of Extreme Poverty Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 and Review Quiz: QUIZ: The MDGs and the End of Extreme Poverty Week 6 Growth within Planetary Boundaries Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Review Quiz: QUIZ: Growth within Planetary Boundaries Week 7 Human Rights and Gender Equality Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Quiz: QUIZ: Human Rights and Gender Equality Week 8 Education Life-cycle Approach to Human Development and Early Childhood Development The Rising Returns to Education and the Supply Response and Social Mobility Higher Education in Sustainable Development and Review Quiz: QUIZ: Education Week 9 Universal Health Coverage Lesson 1 Designing and Financing a Primary Health System in Low-Income Settings The Challenges of Health Coverage in High-Income Countries Quiz: QUIZ: Universal Health Coverage Week 10 Sustainable Food Supply and the End of Hunger Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 and Review Quiz: QUIZ: Sustainable Food Supply and the End of Hunger Week 11 Sustainable Cities Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 and Review Quiz: QUIZ: Sustainable Cities Week 12 Curbing Climate Change The Basic Science of Climate Change and Consequences Mitigation and Policies Policies and Global Cooperation for Climate Change & Review Quiz: QUIZ: The Basic Science of Climate Change and Consequences Week 13 Saving Biodiversity Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 and Review Quiz: QUIZ: Saving Biodiversity Week 14 The SDGs Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 and Review Final Exam Quiz: QUIZ: The SDGs Quiz: Final Exam