ECON 333 - Urban Economics
Cites are major centers of economic activity. This course describes the formation and characteristics of urban areas. Coverage begins with analysis of how cities arise due to utility-maximizing decisions of households and profit-maximizing decisions of firms. The course then describes features of cities including economies of scale, sources of urban economic growth, land-use patterns, housing, segregation, government policy, and local public goods provision.
Prerequisites: MATH 105 or CORE 143S or MATH 102
Major/Minor Restrictions: Only Economics, Environmental Economics, Mathematical Economics majors and minors
Class Restriction: None
Recommended: Previous completion of ECON 375 recommended.
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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