Economic Geography of the Industrial World: A Free Course from UC Berkeley

Taught by Pro­fes­sor Richard A. Walk­er at UC Berke­ley, this course, Eco­nom­ic Geog­ra­phy of the Indus­tri­al World, cov­ers the fol­low­ing top­ics: Indus­tri­al­iza­tion, urban­iza­tion, and eco­nom­ic growth in the glob­al North. Loca­tion­al pat­terns in man­u­fac­tur­ing, retail­ing trade, and finance. Geo­graph­ic dynam­ics of tech­ni­cal change, employ­ment, busi­ness orga­ni­za­tion, resource use, and divi­sions of labor. Prop­er­ty, labor, and social con­flict as geo­graph­ic forces. Local, nation­al, and con­ti­nen­tal rival­ries in a glob­al econ­o­my, and chal­lenges to U.S.

Lec­ture 01 — Geog­ra­phy & Econ­o­my, The Econ­o­my Today, Polit­i­cal Econ­o­my (above)
Lec­ture 02 — Mar­kets: A World for Sale
Lec­ture 03 — Indus­try: Rev­o­lu­tions in Pro­duc­tion
Lec­ture 04 — Tech­nol­o­gy: Progress & Knowl­edge
Lec­ture 05 — Cap­i­tal: The Accu­mu­la­tion of Mon­ey & Trou­ble
Lec­ture 06 — Local­iza­tion of Indus­try: Places of Pro­duc­tion
Lec­ture 07 — Glob­al­iza­tion of Indus­try: Pro­duc­tion Chains
Lec­ture 08 — The Space of Flows: Logis­tics & Sys­tems
Lec­ture 09 — Retail Loca­tion: Spaces for Sell­ing
Lec­ture 10 — Nation­al Economies: States, Dif­fer­ence & Trade
Lec­ture 11 — State Eco­nom­ic Pol­i­cy: Devel­op­ment & Sta­bi­liza­tion
Lec­ture 12 — Sta­bi­liza­tion (cont.), Empire & Econ­o­my
Lec­ture 13 — Cities & Regions
Lec­ture 14 — Class Strug­gle in the USA: Cap­i­tal Tri­umphant
Lec­ture 15 — Will Work for (Fast) Food: The New Econ­o­my of Labor
Lec­ture 16 — Work­ers of the World: Hope in the East?
Lec­ture 17 — New Divi­sions of Labor: The Chang­ing Nature of Work
Lec­ture 18 — Ele­ments of Finance: Mon­ey, Banks & Secu­ri­ties
Lec­ture 19 — Glob­al Finance: Mon­ey Makes the World Go Round
Lec­ture 20 — Finance & Growth: The Con­trol of Cap­i­tal
Lec­ture 21 — Finan­cial Fren­zy: Bub­ble Eco­nom­ics & Dys­func­tion­al Finance
Lec­ture 22 — Nat­ur­al Resources & Indus­try
Lec­ture 23 — Ener­gy Life­lines
Lec­ture 24 — Ener­gy Life­lines (cont.), Waste of the World: Neglect­ed Geo­gra­phies

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