REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT I

Course Information
TitleΠΕΡΙΦ.ΟΙΚΟΝ.ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ Ι / REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT I
Code03ΥΕ02
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100000831

Class Information
Academic Year2013 – 2014
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
100023183
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 03ΥΔ04 APPLIED ECONOMICS
  • 03ΥΔ06 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
  • 03ΥΑ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I
  • 03ΥΒ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II
  • 03ΥΔ01 MACROECONOMICS I
Learning Outcomes
the main goal of the module is the theoretical and empirical understanding of the effect of location in economic behavior and in the distribution of economic activity in the different regions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes the following topics: Concept and content of Regional Economic Development. Concept of economic region, distinction of regions, systems of classification of regions. Basic defining factors of Regional Development. The Regional System. The regional distribution of economic activity. The spillovers of technological innovations in different locations. Interregional mobility of labor force. Interregional mobility of capital. Interregional trade. Theories of regional economic development. The model of export base, the neoclassical model. Recent models of Regional development. Theories on the relation between urban and rural areas.
Keywords
regional development theories
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Reading Assigment
Tutorial
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Project
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Πολύζος Σ., “Περιφερειακή Ανάπτυξη”, έκδ. Κριτική, Αθήνα 2011. 2. Παπαδασκαλόπουλος Αθ., “Πρότυπα και Πολιτικές Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης”, έκδ. Διόνικος, Αθήνα 2009.
Last Update
11-09-2013