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Urban Economics

ECON 316
Spring 2008
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

This course uses economic methods and perspectives to analyze urban issues. The first half of the course has a more theoretical focus; the second half, a more applied and empirical focus. Topics covered include how and why cities arise and develop and how their growth or decline is affected by various events. Policy areas studied in the second half of the course include regional development and zoning, housing programs and regulations, antipoverty programs, local public finance, development of transportation systems, education, and crime.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON301
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on MAY-30-2023
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