ADMN 445

Urban and Regional Economics

Units: 1.5

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.

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Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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