11.407 Economic Development Tools and Techniques
Introduces a suite of tools representing the basic set of practices used in the development field. Presents a wealth creation framework that focuses on place, improving livelihoods, incentivizing collaboration, creating multiple forms of wealth, and promoting local ownership. Students work with web-based tools designed for use in a professional setting. Discussions are based on results from tools, their interpretation, and their meaning. Relevant to all students interested in the structure and function of local, state, national and international economic contexts. Students develop a series of memos as students they complete assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
11.407 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by A. Glasmeier.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 9-450A.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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