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ECON 590 PH2 - Individual Study and Research - Applied Urban Economics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Directed reading and research. Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.

Special Instructions:

This course takes a hands-on approach to modeling issues in urban economics using empirical methods. The class will revolve primarily around in-depth readings of recent research papers in urban economics involving a range of reduced-form and structural methods. The class will also manipulate data and produce regression results for several of these papers. In the process, we will touch on topics related to regional mobility, spatial equilibrium, regional inequalities, residential segregation, workplace sorting, agglomeration economies, amenity valuation, housing affordability, and federal and local economic policy

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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