SPATIAL ECONOMICS

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΤΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ / SPATIAL ECONOMICS
Code03ΥΓ02
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100000823

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600035465
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
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
  • 03ΥΑ02 BUSINESS ECONOMICS I
  • 03ΥΑ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I
  • 03ΥΒ01 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II
Learning Outcomes
Introduce students to the theoretical and empirical understanding of the operation of the economy in different locations and the way it affects the decisions of enterprises and households.
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 concept of Spatial Economics. Analysis of the appropriate place to create a facility. The determinants of transportation and transportation costs. Earnings and location. Revenue and location. Definition of the decision of where to establish a facility under uncertainty. Land-planning templates of installation. Installation of large enterprises with a multiregional classic theory of central location. Theory of central location and templates of distribution of cities based on population size. Land-planning structure of cities (land revenue and the competition between land use, land value, theories of use of agricultural land, theories of use of urban land).
Keywords
Location theory, urban economics
Educational Material Types
  • 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
Lectures104
Tutorial30
Written assigments13
Exams3
Total150
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Λαμπριανίδης Λ., “Οικονομική Γεωγραφία, Στοιχεία Θεωρίας και εμπειρικά παραδείγματα”, έκδ. Σ. Πατάκης, Αθήνα 2001. 2. Κουρλιούρος Η., “Διαδρομές στις θεωρίες του χώρου”, έκδ. Προπομ- πός, Αθήνα 2011.
Last Update
03-04-2016