ECO 309 - Urban Economics
||This course explores the economics of cities and studies urban problems. Urban economic analysis explains why cities exist, where they develop, how they grow, how different activities are arranged within cities, agglomeration economics, land rent and land use, location choices, market forces in the development cities, and urbanization and urban economic growth. It also studies urban government, expenditures, taxes, government transfers, and urban governance. This course further uses economic approach to the urban problems such as urban poverty, unemployment, housing, transport, congestion, and pollution.
[Pre-requisite: ECO 101 ECO 104 ]
[Credit Hours: 3]