Urban and Regional Economics

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
ECO
Course Number: 
342
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.

The purpose of this course is to apply the principles of economics to the study of regions and urban areas. Regional areas will be defined and their economic development studied. Urban areas will be studied from the viewpoint of inefficient resource allocations resulting from externalities, industrial location, land use policies, transportation, housing markets and urban fiscal problems. Prerequisite: ECO 251 and Junior standing.