Course Catalog

GRAD > ECON > 613

Urban Economic Environment

This course offers an examination of the wonders and paradoxes of urban life, with a focus on current dynamics of urban location and prosperity in the context of a global economy. It examines forces that shaped the evolution of cities and metropolitan regions, assesses a range of policy issues confronting metropolitan areas today and the respective roles played by private and public sectors in addressing those challenges, explores global forces that are transforming cities and regions throughout the world, and addresses key questions of urban well-being, civility, and civic engagement.

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