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Introduction to Urban Economics - JEB144
Title in English: Introduction to Urban Economics
Guaranteed by: Institute of Economic Studies (23-IES)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2018 to 2018
Semester: winter
Points: 2
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:written
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:6/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 80 / unknown (80)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D.
Jan K. Brueckner
Teacher(s): Jan K. Brueckner
PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D.
Last update: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (10.09.2018)
Urban economics focuses on a host of different issues related to economic activity in cities, and this course will cover two of the key topics in the field: reasons for the existence of cities, and the economics of urban spatial structure.


Monday September 24, 9:00-12:30, room 314
Tuesday September 25, 9:30-10:50, room 314
Wednesday September 26, 9:00-12:30, room 314
Thursday September 27, 9:30-10:50, room 314
Last update: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (18.06.2018)

The readings for the course consist of the first two captures of my textbook, Lectures on Urban Economics (MIT Press, 2011), which will be provided in electronic form.

Requirements to the exam
Last update: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (25.09.2018)

Written exam will be given on Tuesday October 2, 2018, from 14:00 in room 314.

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