11.142 Geography of the Global Economy


Class Info

Analyzes implications of economic globalization for communities, regions, international businesses and economic development organizations. Uses spatial analysis techniques to model the role of energy resources in shaping international political economy. Investigates key drivers of human, physical, and social capital flows and their roles in modern human settlement systems. Surveys contemporary models of industrialization and places them in geographic context. Connects forces of change with their implications for the distribution of wealth and human well-being.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.142 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Glasmeier.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-451.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information at the Geography of the Global Economy site or on the 11.142 Stellar site.

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