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Undergraduate Programs

ECO433H1S The Economics of Cities and Regions

This course will provide a broad introduction to modern regional and urban economics. In the first part of the course we will attempt to understand how and why cities grow and develop. In the second part, we will explore how cities interact and why they differ in size and perform different activities. The third part of the course will look at regional development and attempt to understand the determinants of regional inequalities.

Section L0101, Winter 2010–11

Instructor: Gilles Duranton [course website]
Day/time: W10-12, F10
Location: UC67 both days