Economic Issues and Strategies in Contemporary Communities
Students will examine the issues arising for communities and community groups in response to the functioning of national, local and international markets in labor, credit, land, housing and capital as well public investment practices in education, training, housing labor relations, health care, transportation, research and development. Students taking this course will: 1. Gain and demonstrate an understanding of the various issues impacting communities and responses to these by community groups, government and the private market. 2. Make use of this understanding in assessing the best choices for community development.