The Age of Sustainable Development

Description

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