Non profit Economics

lecon2351  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Non profit Economics
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Nyssens Marthe;

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The objective of this course is to analyze non -profit (third sector) organizations. The goal is to understand their place within the economy besides the for profit sector and public authorities. At the end of this course, students will have an overview of socio-economic grids of analysis of the third sector and should be able to mobilize them in the analysis of a specific third sector organization.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
One course of microeconomics and of public economics The evaluation is based on: (1) the short written contributions prepared during the term (2) the final oral examination based on the final written paper analyzing, through the conceptual tools given in the course, a non profit organization chosen by the student The reference papers to be read are available at the " DUC ". Power points are downloadable from i-campus.
  • Livre de référence : Economie sociale et solidaire (2017), J. Defourny et M. Nyssens, De Boeck: En vente à la DUC
Teaching materials
  • Defourny, J., & Nyssens, M. (2017). Économie sociale et solidaire : Socioéconomie du 3e secteur. De Boeck Supérieur. (disponible en BSPO / en vente à la DUC)
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Anthropology

Advanced Master in Social Economy

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [120] in Sociology

Master [120] in Economics: General

Master [60] in Economics : General