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    Dec 02, 2021  
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ECON153 PO - Urban Economics

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered fall 2021.
Instructor(s): F. Lozano
In this course we will examine how people’s economic activity is distributed across space. We will explore why do cities exist and what determines their size and location. In addition, we will explore what determines the location decisions of firms and households. We will conclude by examining how markets empower or limit these location decisions and the role that policy plays in addressing any market failures. Throughout the course we will present the economic models that describe agents’ decision making, yet this course will emphasize the ability to gather and synthesize data to analyze these models. Prerequisites: ECON102 PO.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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