Spring 2020 - GEOG 221 C100

Economic Worlds (3)

Class Number: 3166

Delivery Method: Distance Education


  • Course Times + Location:

    Distance Education

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Apr 15, 2020
    8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    AQ 3005, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    GEOG 100.



The fundamentals of economics geography, the study of the forces that shape the arrangement of economic activity in the real world. Breadth-Social Sciences.


This course is designed to offer an introduction to how markets and institutions interact in place and space to shape economic processes. The overall objective of this course is to explain how and why the global economy is both differentiated and integrated. The focus is on understanding the routines of daily life, and why these routines vary from place to place and change over time.


  • Quiz Test 1 10%
  • Quiz Test 2 20%
  • Assignment 1 15%
  • Assignment 2 15%
  • Final exam 40%



Economic Geography: An Institutional Approach, 2nd edition (2016)

Author: R. Hayter and J. Patchell
ISBN: 9780199013289
Publisher: Oxford

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