Midterm Prep Sheet PPD 245 2009

Midterm Prep Sheet PPD 245 2009 - PPD 245 M. Roth M idterm...

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PPD 245 M. Roth Midterm Exam Preparation September 24, 2009 Overview : There will be two types of questions: two topical, comparative essays and six shorter identification questions. Use the readings and lectures as sources for your answers. The usual rules apply: no electronic devices; use of any such devices will result in automatic failure of the exam. All you need is a pencil or a pen and your well-considered thoughts. Blue books will be provided. Each essay will count for a third of your grade and the six shorter questions make up the last third. As a starting point for managing your time, each essay should take roughly 30 minutes and each identification answer about five minutes. Essays : You will be asked to integrate material from the readings and lectures according to larger themes of economic development in the urban context. Some examples: 1. Describe the emergence and operation of commercial networks in 19 th -century Chicago, mid-20 th century urban music in the US, and contemporary Shenzen. Include in your answer an assessment of the role of government in stimulating and
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