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ECON 4800 [0.5 credit] Spatial Economics

Spatial dimensions of economic activity and organization. Theories of urban agglomeration effects, transport costs, forward and backward linkages, and associated spatial dynamics; empirical analysis of spatial economic clusters; effects of globalization and economic growth on the spatial structure of production and the associated policy response.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 2030 with a grade of C- or higher, ECON 2103 with a grade of C- or higher, and ECON 2220 (or equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
Lectures three hours a week.