ECON 3022 Urban and Regional Economics
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200075
Coordinator John Ablett Opens in new window
Description Students wishing to enrol in this unit are advised to contact the Unit Coordinator. This unit deals with: models of short-run fluctuations of regional aggregates and the economic relations between regions; models of long-run change in regional aggregates and the long-run economic relations between regions; equilibrium models of intra-urban location; optimal models of intra-urban allocation; and optimal allocation of capital to urban land.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Microeconomics and Macroeconomics or Introductory Economics.
- Understand the nature and methodology of economics
- Understand limitations and pitfalls encountered in studying economics
- Understand the various economic relationships, both domestic and international
- Learn how the economy works and why governments adopt various policies
- Gain an understanding of the concepts to apply in their day to day life
- impact analysis, Regional multipliers, Regional input output.
- shift-share analysis.
- Kaldorian Models of Regional growth versus neo-Classical Models of Regional growth and convergence.
- The fundamental location model of Von Th?nen.
- Equilibrium Models of Urban residential and business location.
- Optimal investment in buildings.
- government and The Urban and Regional economy.