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ECON 3394 Urban Economics (Spring: 4 )


Course Description

This course deals with the economy of cities. The subjects treated are location and land use, urban transportation, housing, and local taxation and provision of public services. While the emphasis of the lectures will be on theory, there will be some discussion of public policy. Also, all students must write a field essay which entails applying urban economic theory to some aspect of the Boston urban scene.


Instructor(s): John Donovan

Prerequisites: ECON2201 or ECON2203

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Last Updated: 24-Feb-14