Urban and Regional Economics
Examines economic forces influencing settlement patterns, growth and other characteristics of towns, cities and regions. Course provides a theoretical and historical basis for analyzing and predicting how urban areas evolve and how public policies may affect patterns of growth and change. Topics include: regional economics; economic development; growth policy; urban land use patterns; how land and housing markets function; how land use regulation affects these markets; urban environmental problems; urban transportation; and emerging spatial patterns.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 445, ECON 312.
Prerequisites: 310 or equivalent, or ECON 103, formerly 201.
Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.