Course Catalog

Introduction to Urban Economics (UP701)

Offered By:  Engineering and Materials Science Faculty

Course Prerequisites

Description

This course introduces the definition of economics, the economic problem and its elements. It deals with the tools of economic analysis and defines urban economics on the city level. Topics include: the carrying capacity of the city, urban productive capacity of the city, external economic factors of a project, internal economic factors of a project, the economic constraints in a city, economies of public infrastructure, economies of road network, housing economies, the relationship between the housing sector and the complementary economic sectors, housing supply and demand and the general economic dimensions of the housing problem.