Fall 2018 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
|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.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
O┐Sullivan, URBAN ECONOMICS ,any edition
selected readings to be handed out in class
|Examination and Assignments: |
class participation, midterm, term paper, final.