Urban Economic Policy

PPAI 2540 S01 [CRN: 24652]

This course will introduce students to the economic analysis of urban policy. We will use economic theory to analyze why cities exist, where they develop, how they grow, and how activities are spatially arranged within urban areas. As we ask each of these questions, we will examine how public policy can influence the outcome and review empirical evidence. As time allows, we will also examine the economics of poverty, housing, and other issues within the urban context. Prerequisite: PPAI 2010 or instructor permission.
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
09:30 am - 11:50 am Mon - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
02 (May 9, 2014 2:00pm)