EC 450 Urban Economics

3 credits

Examines the economic bases for the existence of metropolitan areas. This course will study the economy of the metropolitan area: its growth, income distribution, economic stability, and prospects for renewal. Included is an economic analysis of urban problems, with attention given to local, state, and federal policies, including a discussion of New Town planning.

Prerequisite(s): EC 201 and EC 202

Alternate years: Offered as needed