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PAA 642 Regional Planning

Course Description: This course examines the political and institutional environment in which regional planning takes place. The relationship of planning to political and market processes and the structure of urban, suburban and regional political systems are explored. Alternative strategies for planning on a regional basis are presented using theoretical approaches and case analyses. Techniques of making regional forecasts of employment, population, income and housing demand are presented. Required of all government track students with a specialization in planning and evaluation.


3 credits