GEOG 2250: Economic Geography

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of economic geography and examines the changing geography or 'global shift' of economic activity within the contemporary world economy. The course examines the economic, political, and social relations that are part of modern market economies, as well as the role played by key economic actors such as business, government, labour, and consumers. The significance of changing technology over time and space, and issues related to development and globalization are also discussed.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C-" grade in one of the following: GEOG 1100, 1110, 1120, 1130, 1150, 1155, 1160, 1170, 2210, or 2270; or another social science course with permission of the instructor.

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