URSPĀ 502. Global Economic Change and Geography. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Examines the global economy, its changing geographies and its impact on cities and regions. Considers the role of technological progress, industrial organization and international institutions in shaping the locations of production and services. Topics include global economic trends, evolution of the industrial core and periphery, globablization of production systems, global cities, rise of knowledge-based and creative industries and transnational economic integration.