2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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EC 340 - Economic Problems of Cities

(3.00 cr.)

An application of the tools of economic analysis to some of the most pressing contemporary problems of American cities: poverty, crime, job loss, low educational attainment, affordable housing, and sprawl. Policies that affect the property rights of urban citizens are examined, and the effects of these policies on a city's stock of physical, human, and social capital are assessed. Students delve deeper into a specific area by conducting original research and writing a paper on a topic they develop in conjunction with the professor.

Prerequisite: EC 102 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually



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