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Economic Thinking for Planners: Cities, Externalities, and Governance

Through history, people have become better off as they urbanized. This course investigates how and why the quality of life has improved in cities.

  • 56 Mins
  • Published
    2015
AICP CM

This course applies concepts discussed throughout the "Economic Thinking for Planners" series to a discussion about cities. Through history, people have become better off as they urbanized. This course investigates how and why the quality of life has improved in cities. Learn about how cities function as land markets, tight spatial arrangements, and centers of ideas and creativity. 

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.