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ECON 414 A4 - Urban Economics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Analyzes the urban economy. Topics include: economic reasons for the existence of cities; the theory of urban spatial structure; the effects of taxation on housing decisions; the economics of freeway congestion; economics analysis of local public goods and services; economic analysis of rent control, slum policies and land-use controls. Course Information: Same as FIN 414. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ECON 302.

Special Instructions:

***OPEN SEATS RESTRICTED TO MSPE STUDENTS*** All students enrolled in THIS section are to contact the instructor for details on completing a paper or project beyond the standard course work to earn the additional credit hour.

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MS:Economics:Policy Econ -UIUC

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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