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Market forces in the development of cities; land rent, land use/control; urban problems such as traffic congestion; cost benefit analysis.
The aim of the course is to provide students a deep understanding of spatial economic theories and urban issues. Upon completion of the course, course participant should be able to:
Describe and analyze the economic factors behind the existence, evolution, and growth of cities.
Analyze and interpret quantitative data about urban growth and economic base models.
Apply location theories that explain how land prices and zoning regulations influence the location of various economic activities and housing markets.
Explain the economic causes and consequences of key urban challenges such as congestion, segregation, etc. and the policy responses to those challenges.
Describe the role of local government in providing public goods and household’s choices of amenities in relation to taxes.
Explain CBA concept and the assumptions behind it as well as limitations.
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Eligibility to the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management.
O'Sullivan A, Urban Economics, McGraw-Hill, Latest edition.
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Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability. The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Course work consists of a termpaper and a series of exercises. In order to pass the course students need to have the termpaper approved, in addition to passing the final written exam.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.
ABE/Building and Real Estate Economics
Abukar Warsame, 08-790 6912, email@example.com