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SPATIAL ECONOMICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 136
Full UC Title: SPATIAL ECONOMICS 
Transcript Title: SPATIAL ECONOMICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides a theoretical and empirical way of thinking about how geographical distance and space have an impact on economic activities. Spatial economics is a combined field of international economics and economic geography. The course covers how traditional theories for both fields evolved over time and harmonized together inspired by empirical facts. This theoretical framework explains the mechanism behind inter-industry trade and intra-industry trade, an impact of trade cost reduction such as trade liberalization and development of transportation infrastructure, geographical pattern of economic activities, and agglomeration effect on economic growth. The course introduces new literature and examines evidence-based policy based on theoretical and empirical analysis. Assessment: exam, papers, class participation. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SPATIAL ECONOMICS 01 
Partner University Department: Economics 
Partner University Course Number: ECNA311L