GGR209H5 Economic Geography

GGR209 Course Desciption

Economic Geography

Course Description

An introduction to the interaction of the economic, social and political institutions that determine the quality of life in a particular place. Subjects covered range from economic efficiency and social equity to the location dynamics of value chains. The emphasis of the course is on Canadian examples.

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: GGR220H1, GGR221H1, GGRA02H3, GGRC27H3

Prerequisite: 4.0 credits

Core Skills Developed

  • Applying concepts and theories in Economic Geography to real life topics and issues
  • Reading, understanding and synthesizing academic texts
  • Communicating in various formal writing formats (e.g. short answer, essay format, reflection format)