Population or Resources.
Critical review of a NYT or WSJ article related in someway to Population or Resources.
Followed by a brief description of the article, how it relates to class material and your opinion of the article.
Will consider your summary of the article (4 pts), how it is related to class material (4pts), your opinions of the article (4 pts) and style,spelling and grammar (3pt)..
1. Introduction to Economic Geography
2. Historical Development: Capitalism, Colonialism , Industrial Revolution
3. Population – Natural Change and Migration
4. Resources – Classification, Spatial Patterns and Trade
5. Spatial Theory – Location factors, Weberian site selection now and then, scale economies, Product Life Cycle, Theory of the firm