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ECON 3760: Rural, Urban and Regional Economics

(Cross-listed with CRP 3760).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: ECON 1010
Firm location with respect to regional resources, transport, scale economies, externalities, and policies. Measures of local comparative advantage and specialization. Spatial markets. Population location considering jobs, wages, commuting, and local amenities. Business, residential, and farm land use and value. Migration. Other topics may include market failure, regulation, the product cycle, theories of rural and urban development, developmental policy, firm recruiting, local public goods and public finance, schools, poverty, segregation, and crime.