ECON 4242 Urban Economics: The Economics of Cities

3 credit hours

Considers the economic forces which drive households and jobs to congregate in metropolitan areas. It then considers the forces within the city which determine how the established cities “look” – how rents vary with location, the distribution of jobs and households within a city, urban sprawl, and the sorting of households between neighborhoods. Finally it considers some government policies relating to land use and housing.

  • Summer 2024
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Hours

Monday – Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm

Location

We are located at the corner of University Avenue and 15th Street in a white brick building.

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1505 University Avenue
University of Colorado Boulder
178 UCB
Boulder, Colorado
80309-0178