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  • Course Number / Code:
  • ESD.192J (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Karen Polenske
    Xiaodong Wang 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 11.481J / 1.284J / ESD.192J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This class features a comprehensive set of readings on all the topics covered in the class.


    Course Description


    This class surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. It examines and critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts and infrastructure investments. It will assess the value of price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of U.S. and foreign applications and their relation will be featured in the class.
     

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