Program Details

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present. After having covered the basic scientific findings, participants will be presented with the Integrated
Location:
Geneva, Switzerland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

September 4 - 8, 2017 (1 week)

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present.

After having covered the basic scientific findings, participants will be presented with the Integrated Assessment Framework, Cost Benefit Analysis and international climate policy analysis. Econometric techniques to measure different socio economic impacts and the implications in terms of governance will also be presented.

Then, adaptation and mitigation strategies will be reviewed and presented. Emphasis is placed on agriculture in the developing world. The module is composed by a mix of lectures, seminars and group work jointly with the UNCTAD-UNIGE Sustainability Research Centre.

Cost:
1500 CHF. - Early Bird (March 1st): 1,500 CHF - Final deadline (May 1st): 1,800 CHF - Special fare for 5 Master/Graduate students: 500 CHF. Apply now! First come, first served.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Upper undergraduate, graduate students, and professionals.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
A limited number of partial or full tuition waivers are available. Please note that only financial reasons are valuable criteria for the waiver. Indicate your reasons in your motivation letter.

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