Governance and management of social-ecological systems: Challenges of environmental decision making.

Governance and management of social-ecological systems: Challenges of environmental decision making.

This course is part of the Master's programme Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development at Stockholm Resilience Centre. The course objective is to help students understand a broad spectrum of challenges associated with decision making coupled to environmental issues and how these are tackled within the field of economics.

It explores alternative approaches for analysing how people make choices individually and collectively to manage social-ecological systems and what consequences these choices have. The aim is to give the students insihgts into economic approaches to decision making. In particualr, the course focuses on economic approaches for dealing with regime shifts, behavioural biases, climate change and international trade.