University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Aug 18, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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ECON 672 - Regional Economics

(3 units)
Systematic analysis of the problems of economic growth and stability of subnational regions. Trade, location, interregional competition and structural economic analyses are considered.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of the difference between regional economics and regional science, and the problems facing different regions (local, national and international).
2. demonstrate understanding of some of the theories and methods used in regional economics.
3. describe the determinants of regional economic growth and local development.
4. analyze regional economic data using basic statistical methods including regression analysis.
5. understand and discuss different public policy responses to regional economic issues.

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