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Econ 408: Urban Economics


Application of microeconomics to the study of urban areas covering such topics as why cities exist, why cities grow and shrink, land prices, land-use patterns, and the locational decisions of individuals and firms within a city. Important policy issues facing urban economies are also explored, such as autos and highways, congestion, pollution, public transportation, crime, and property taxation.

3 Credits


Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Econ 408

Subject Areas

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