May 26, 2019  
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 312 Urban Economics of Creative Industries


This course analyzes the emergence and the growth of creative and cultural industries, such as fashion or performing arts in contemporary cities. Drawing on the field of Urban Economics’ primary concepts, such as agglomeration and clustering, students will explore the specific economic and geographic factors that make modern cities magnetic destinations for creative individuals and cultural enterprises/institutions. The city of Chicago will be used as a case study for our investigations.

Repeatable: N
Formerly 50-3204
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Prerequisites ENGL 112 Writing and Rhetoric II  or ENGL 112H Writing and Rhetoric II: Honors  or ENGL 122 International Writing and Rhetoric II  
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3



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