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Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 424 (US;IL) Geography of the Global Economy (3) Focus on industrial location theory, factors in industrial location, studies of selected industries and problems of industrial development.

GEOG 424

GEOG 424 Geography of the Global Economy (3)

This class will conduct research on firms and industries engaged in the global economy. Students learn to conduct industry and firms analyses in the context of international regulation. Students learn about the competitive conditions, governmental context, and technological challenges facing selected industries.

General Education: None
Diversity: US;IL
Bachelor of Arts: Social and Behavioral Science
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102, ECON 104, GEOG 126

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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