Urban Economics (CONS7817)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to analyse urban development using economic theory as a framework and to use such analysis to evaluate property development markets.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Construction programme or the Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites for BCons: CONS5812 or CONS5802. Restriction for BCons: CONS7810.
Topics include: 

Economic theory
Review fiscal and monetary policy, The relationship of central government economic policies and urban development, Market theories and efficient markets and economic optimisation,
Role of national and local governments in overcoming the imperfections of urban development markets; Property cycles and economic cycles that impact on urban economics; Government as a provider of infrastructure.
Urban and market analysis
Demographic analysis; Interpreting patterns of urban growth; Market studies; GIS applications to market analysis; Marketability analysis.
Property sector analysis
Property sectors; CBD Characteristics; Office, industrial retail; Infrastructure development; Tourism and Leisure.Urban development
Theory of Urban Structure and Growth, decay and renewal;
; Case studies of planned cities and developments; Planned subdivisions and new urbanism; Regional and local government strategy; Financing and procurement of public infrastructure.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1471

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 LectureSaturday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1104)
Saturday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)
25 Feb 18 - 25 Feb 18 LectureSunday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1104)
Sunday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)
5 May 18 - 5 May 18 LectureSaturday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)
Saturday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1104)
6 May 18 - 6 May 18 LectureSunday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1104)
Sunday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management), Bachelor of Construction (Property Development), Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics), Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management.

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