Urban Economy (NOPP22O2)
- Level of study undergraduate studies
- Subject status: obligatory
- ECTS: 6
- Semester: IV
- Number of classes: 2+2
Analysis of basic goals and learning assumptions, methods and technique in urban economics.
Students will be expected to have acquired knowledge necessary for analysis of urban economics and urban management.
1- Basic concepts of urban economics
2- Economies and diseconomies of agglomeration
3- Contemporary processes of urbanization and concentration of population in metropolises
4- Interdependence of economic (GDP per capita) and spatial (net urban area, urban density, location of jobs) indicators of sustainable urban development
5- Interdependence of economic and transport (passenger kilometers by different modes of urban transport) indicators of urban development
6- Interdependence of economic indicators and indicators of sustainable urban development (energy consumption, CO2 emissions, air pollution)
7-Newman-Кеnworthy city typology (urban density): Walking city, Transit city and Automobile city
8- Thomson city typology: Full motorisation, Weak centre strategy, Strong centre strategy, Low cost strategy and Traffic limiting strategy
9- Four stages of urban development (World Bank concept versus contemporary economic and spatial planning approaches)
10- Effect of macroeconomic, regional and local economic instruments (and effect of market) on economic and spatial urban development
11- Different types of urban development - examples of metropolises in USA and Western Europe
12 - Different types of urban development - examples of wealthy asian metropolises, chinese metropolises, and metropolises of developing countries and transition economies
13- Urban development of Belgrade
14- Concept of sustainability from the point of view of economic development: weak, strong and critical sustainability (examples of energy consumption and CO2 emissions)
15- Environmental Kuznets curve
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