Regional and Economic Development Policy

3 credits


Public Affairs
Truman School of Public Affairs

(cross-leveled with PUB_AF 7340). Presents an overview of historical perspectives and current practice in regional development policy. Topics include the major theories of economic development in the U.S., major trends affecting local economic development, local strategies for economic development, analyzing data from secondary sources, and federal strategies for economic development and regional collaboration. Graded on A-F basis only. Recommended: Senior standing, instructor consent.