EC 450 Urban Economics

3 credits, Fall or Spring (offered as needed)

Examines the economic bases for the existence of metropolitan areas. This course will study the economy of the metropolitan area including its growth, income distribution, economic stability, and prospects for renewal. Also covered in this course 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