In completing the requirements for the certificate, students will:
- Expand the scope and methods of their inquiry through instruction in multiple economic paradigms, including those not typically emphasized in traditional curricula.
- Interrogate questions of employment, inequality, discrimination, and economic (in)security, to name a few, using interdisciplinary and intersectional research methods.
- Develop data skills to examine these challenges from macro and micro perspectives.
- Learn to write public policy briefs for policy-making audiences.
To earn the certificate, students must complete a total of five (5) courses (two required and three electives) for a total of 15 US or 30 ECTS credits. 2 required core courses must come from the approved list (see above). Elective courses courses may be part of the regular curriculum of the student’s home institution and/or OSUN courses, and will fulfill the certificate’s methods and additional elective course requirements.