11.481J / 1.284J / ESD.192J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change, Spring 2005
Author(s)Polenske, Karen R.; Wang, Xiaodong
Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change
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Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US and foreign applications.
economic growth, international economies, developing countries, growth, restructuring, innovation, accounting, industrialized and emerging countries, accounting frameworks, microeconomics, macroeconomics, political economy, china and the united states