GGR209H5 Economic Geography

GGR209 Course Desciption

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 or GGR221H1 or GGRA02H3, orGGRC27H3

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)