Course: Regional economics II.

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Course title Regional economics II.
Course code KRRVS/5REK2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hlaváček Petr, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The sectoral policies and regional development, the importance of the sectors and industries to the economic level of the regions. 2. Foreign investment in regional development, foreign direct investment in the Czech Republic. 3. Profit and non-profit sector in the regional economy, small and medium businesses and corporations, and their role in regional development. 4. The development of industrial zones in the Czech Republic and systems to support investors, the role of state and local governments. 5. Endogenous and exogenous sources for the development of cities, regions and their economic and social structures. 6. Territorial marketing and regional marketing planning, marketing of cities, municipalities and regions, regional and municipal management. 7. Territorial government in regional development, documents of regional development at the lower levels. 8. Regional Policy formed by regional development theories, interpretation of theories and implications of regional policy. 9. Application of regional policy in the Czech Republic and the European Union, regional policy and development projects in European countries.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to: - Evaluate selected topics of regional economics and spatial organization of the economy - Describe the problems of localization companies on an international level - Evaluate the topic of foreign investment and spatial differences in the localization of foreign direct investment - Describe endogenous and exogenous ZRDO urban and regional development - Apply the theory of spatial economics in regional policy
Recommended prerequisites is Socio-economic geography I. and Regional economics I.

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance in lectures is recommended, but not mandatory. Evaluation will be based on the Final examination test, obtained number of points will be classified: 85%-100%: Excellent 84%- 75%: Very good 74%- 65%: Good 64%- 0%: Fail
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