Course: Regional economics II.

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Course title Regional economics II.
Course code KRRVS/FREE2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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. Third profitable 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. 5th endogenous and exogenous sources for the development of cities, villages, regions and their economic and social structures. 6th Territorial marketing makretingové and regional planning, marketing cities, municipalities and regions, regional and municipal management. 7. Territorial government in regional development, regional development program documents at the lower levels. 8. Regional Policy formed by regional development theories, theories of interpretation 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
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 78 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Regional economics II. follows the course Regional Economics I and it deals with the implications of regional policy, the influence of institutional structures, the importance of individual actors, sectors and sectoral policies in the development of regional economies. The students will be informed about endogenous and exogenous resources for regional development of regions, cities, municipalities and economic structures on the example of the Czech Republic. In the frame of course are presented structures of regional policy of the Czech Republic, the European Union and selected member states with examples of the results of these policies related to the restructuring of regional economies and socio-economic environment of the regions.
After completing the course, students will be able to: -zhodnotit 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
Recommended literature
  • Blažek, J., Uhlíř, D. Teorie regionálního rozvoje. Nástin, kritika, implikace.. Karolinum, Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-246-1974-3.
  • MATOUŠKOVÁ, Zdena, MACHÁČEK, Jaroslav, POSTRÁNECKÝ, Josef, TOTH, Petr. Regionální a municipální ekonomika. Praha: VŠE, 2000. ISBN 80-245-0061-2..
  • RUMPEL, P. Teritoriální marketing jako koncept územního rozvoje. Ostravská univerzita, 2002.
  • Viturka, M. Regionální ekonomie II.. Ekonomicko správní fakulta, MU Brno, 2000.
  • WOKOUN, René a kol. Přímé zahraniční investice a regionální rozvoj. Praha: Nakladatelství Oeconomica, 2010. ISBN 978-80-245-1736-0..
  • WOKOUN, René a kol. Regionální rozvoj a jeho management v České republice. VŠE v Praze, Nakladatelství Oeconomica, 2007, 244 stran. ISBN 978-80-245-1301-0..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies Regional Development (D) Economy 3 Summer