ECON 295 - Special Topics in Economics
Planned Offering: Offered when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit.
Prerequisites: Normally ECON 101 and 102 but may vary with topic. Course emphasis and prerequisites change from term to term and are announced prior to preregistration. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. A maximum of nine credits chosen from all special topics in economics courses may be used, with permission of the department head, toward requirements for the economics major.
Winter 2015 topic:
ECON 295-01, 02: Urban Economics (3): This course focuses on the economics of cities. Topics include: city size and urban growth; firm clustering and agglomeration; land prices and land use patterns; suburbanization and urban sprawl; housing policy and gentrification; and segregation. Shester.
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