ECON 280 - TRANSPORT, INFRASTRU & LOGISTS
Long Title: TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND LOGISTICS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): ECON 100 OR ECON 200
Description: The health of an economy depends critically on the efficient flow of goods and products. This course will analyze the economic impacts of transportation, infrastructure and logistics from a policy perspective. Topics will include technological change, regulation versus deregulation, the impact of globalization, and the roles of government and agencies at various levels. Readings will include specific case studies as well as one or two books giving a broad overview of the importance of transportation policy.
It is open to majors and non-majors, has a pre-requisite of ECON 100 or ECON 200, and provides three hours of university credit but does not count toward the ECON or MTEC majors.