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UP552 - Regional Development Theory

Overview:

Covers fundamental concepts and theories of regional economic development including export base, neoclassical and endogenous growth, regional convergence, core-periphery, interregional trade, product cycle, industrial districts, entrepreneurship, and regional innovation systems theories. Also discusses policy and planning frameworks for applying regional theory to spatial development problems. Same as ACE 552.

Prerequisite:

UP 445 and UP 407, or consent of instructor.

Credit:

4 hours

Instructor:

Feser

Notes:

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