Lecture Notes

Notes are available for selected lectures below.

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1 Introduction (PDF)
2 Historical view of regional economics (PDF)
Regional economic theories
3 Neoclassical regional growth and location theories, part 1 (PDF)
4 Neoclassical regional growth and location theories, part 2  
5 Alternative regional growth and location theories (PDF)
6 Accounting for the economic base of a region (PDF)
7 Influence of globalization on factor mobility  
8 Deindustrialization and restructuring (PDF)
9

Agglomeration and dispersal economies, part 1: Supply chains and cross-national sourcing arrangements

Industry diversification and concentration: a case study of chemical industry in Appalachia (Slides developed by Xin Li. Used with permission.)

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10 Agglomeration and dispersal economies, part 2: Globalization: development opportunity or hindrance? (PDF)
11 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 1: Theories of information technology and communication  
12 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 2: Measurement issues (PDF)
13 Spatial dispersal of innovation, part 3: Measurement issues (cont.) (PDF)
Regional, interregional, and multiregional input-output accounts
14 Overview of regional economic accounting structures (PDF)
15 Regional and multiregional accounting structures, part 1  
16 Regional and multiregional accounting structures, part 2 (Slides developed by Xin Li. Used with permission.) (PDF)
17 Uses of accounts: linkage analyses (Based on a presentation by Anne Schwieger. Used with permission.) (PDF)
18 Social accounting matrices: environmental and social multipliers (PDF)
19

Accounting issues and concepts: boundaries (Guest lecture by Weifeng Li. Used with permission.)

Imputations and underground economy

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20 Price indices  
Analytics of regional economics
21 Shift-share analyses (PDF)
22 Determinants of city and regional growth  
23 Regional economics and energy (PDF)
24 Regional economics disasters  
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