Name:___________________________

Quiz (Geography 350, April 20, 2000)

(http://faculty.washington.edu/krumme/350/00/quiz1.html)

Select 3 (three) from the following items: First, please define and/or identify the term's conceptual meaning. If appropriate, you may also want to suggest briefly why this concept may be relevant or how it may be used in Economic Geography.

(1) What is a "cohort" and what is a "life stage" in regional demographic analysis? How are the two related?

Glossary

Also: Required on-line class reading

 

 


(2) What is the difference between a "PMSA" and a "CMSA"? (be specific)

Glossary

Also: Handout distributed in class

 

 


(3) What is the difference between the "general fertility rate" and an "age-specific fertility rate"?:

Glossary

Also: Handout distributed in class

 

 


(4) List four of the assumptions which are needed to apply the location quotient to the identification of the export-related employment of a region (as listed in your [required] readings for this week in both Davis and Isard texts)

 

 


(5) Why is the concept of "agglomeration economies" important in the context of Geog 350? [Define the concept first]

Glossary

 

 


BONUS:

(1 point) Which text did you use in Geog.207 or which text have you adopted (as suggested) now for acquiring your general economic-geography background for Geog.350? (Be specific: Authors' names and full title, please)