Urban Economics   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin

ECON 500 - Urban Economics

Credits: 3

An analysis of economic forces affecting urbanization and the economic processes influencing urban form and structure. Spatial concepts are considered in addition to traditional micro-economic and macro-economic concepts. Topic coverage includes: the economic origin of cities; urban functions and the urban economic base, land-use structure and urban form, and urban efficiency.

Prerequisites: ECON 221 and 222, or ECON 224