Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 Historical view of regional economics
Regional economic theories
3 Neoclassical regional growth and location theories, part 1
4 Neoclassical regional growth and location theories, part 2
5 Alternative regional growth and location theories
6 Accounting for the economic base of a region
7 Influence of globalization on factor mobility Problem set 1 due
8 Deindustrialization and restructuring
9 Agglomeration and dispersal economies, part 1: Supply chains and cross-national sourcing arrangements
10 Agglomeration and dispersal economies, part 2: Globalization: development opportunity or hindrance?
11 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 1: Theories of information technology and communication
12 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 2: Measurement issues
13 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 3: Measurement issues (cont.) Problem set 2 due
Regional, interregional, and multiregional input-output accounts
14 Overview of regional economic accounting structures
15 Regional and multiregional accounting structures, part 1
16 Regional and multiregional accounting structures, part 2
17 Uses of accounts: linkage analyses
18 Social accounting matrices: environmental and social multipliers Problem set 3 due
19

Accounting issues and concepts: boundaries

Imputations and underground economy

20 Price indices
Analytics of regional economics
21 Shift-share analyses
22 Determinants of city and regional growth Problem set 4 due
23 Regional economics and energy
24 Regional economics disasters
25 Student presentations Problem set 5 due
26 Student presentations (cont.)