GEO 205 - Economic Geography

A geographical perspective of contemporary economic issues in the context of globalization and uneven development. The objectives of the course are to discuss concepts related to the evolution, spread, and spatial distribution of economic activity and to explore how the resulting emerging locational patterns of economic activity are affected by globalization. Discussions will focus on issues such as trade, technological change, and government policy from the variegated perspectives of labor, the firm, the consumer, and the state.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016