11.481 Analyzing and Accounting for Regional Economic Change
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, energy and infrastructure investments, and accounting issues related to the underground economy, work in the home, and environmental degradation. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US and foreign applications.
11.481 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018).
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 9-451.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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