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Economics of Cities and Spatial Methods 7,5 hp

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.

Kursinnehåll

This course explores the role of cities, and their role in the processes or economic and social evolution. During the last decades we have witnessed a rapid change from traditional manufacturing into a society primarily based on input from the human mind. Despite predictions of human activity decentralization, creativity and innovation are unevenly distributed geographically and highly concentrated. This course explores the geography of technology, creativity, innovation and the role of cities - the factors that shape that shape the uneven geographic distribution across space.
Important elements of the course are the following:
• The Role of Cities
• Knowledge-Creative Economies
• The Role of Regions
• Geography of Talent/ Human Capital
• Congestion effects and the pricing of services

Förkunskapskrav

Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå
Kurskod/Ladokkod: JECR20
Kursen ges vid: Jönköping International Business School

Tidigare och pågående kurstillfällen

Typ av Kurs
Programkurs
Studieform
Campus
Termin
Hösten 2020: vecka 44 - vecka 02 2021
Studietakt
50%
Undervisningsspråk
Engelska
Ort
Jönköping
Kurstid
Dag
Examinator
Almas Heshmati
Kursansvarig
Helena Nilsson
Gäller enbart studenter utanför EU/EES/Schweiz: Studieavgift
15000kr
Kursplan
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Anmälningskod
HJ-J0104