Curso - Urban Economics
This course will explore a range of topics related to current research in urban and regional economics: the modelling and estimation of agglomeration economies; the costs of cities and their internal structure with emphasis on land use regulations and transportation; amenities and the local supply of labour; the sizes and functions of cities. One session will also be devoted to urban economics in Colombia.
: econometría básica, macroeconomía 2, microeconomía 2
Introduce students to the economic aspects of the study of cities, with a balanced theoretical and empirical approach.
- Improve student’s technical abilities to modelling aspects in urban economics, as well as applied econometrics techniques to conduct research on the topic.
- Foster student’s critical thinking about existing research in urban economics.
- Graduate students in economics, urban planning, sociology and political science. Policy markers interested in the topic, with a degree in any of the fields mentioned.
: 3 hours per day.
: July 9 to July 13, 2018
: Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
: Sede Claustro, Universidad del Rosario
: 20 hours
Type o offer
: 2 UR credits (4.2 ECTS)
: School of Economics
Ana María Maldonado – Facultad de Economía