Development Economics (Field 6)

EE465 Sustainable Development

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE212 (or EE214) and EE311

Development of sustainable development approach under context of socio-politico-economic development at different levels. Sustainable development crises at global level and in Thailand. Definitions and fundamental ideas regarding Sustainable Development and contemporary debates. Other approaches related to sustainable development and their critiques, such as Gross National Happiness (GNH), Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, Green Growth, etc. Economic theories related to sustainable development, such as the analysis of externalities, public goods, common-pool resources, ecological economics, Green Economy, and economic measures for sustainable development. Policies and indicators related to sustainable development at global level, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Challenges and obstacles to achieve sustainable development.