11.481[J] 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[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Staff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 11.481[J] was rated 6.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Analyzing and Accounting for Regional Economic Growth site.
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