Course Information
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
Course ID600014586

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (MF)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses216

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (PF)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses216

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This course builds knowledge of regional development theory, as a guide to regional economic development planning and policy making. Through readings, seminar discussions, and assignments, students will deepen their understanding for: regions and regional development, methods and approaches of regional inequalities, regional development theories, regional development policy, case studies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The concepts of space and development The regional development problem: reasons, need for solution The concept of economic region: definitions, typologies, classification Regional development theories Regional disparities in Greece and the European Union Regional Policy: goals, strategies, measures Regional policy in Greece and the European Union Case Studies
region, inequalities, development, Greece, European Union
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
Reading Assigment10
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities5
Written assigments20
Student Assessment
In-class participation: 10%, Journal paper analysis: 20%, Essay presentation: 30%, Final project (paper and presentation): 40%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Λαγός Δ. (2007) Θεωρίες περιφερειακής οικονομικής ανάπτυξης, Εκδόσεις Κριτική, ISBN: 978-960-218-526-1, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 11621 McCann Ph. (2016) Αστική και περιφερειακή οικονομική, 2η έκδοση, Εκδόσεις Κριτική, ISBN: 978-960-586-141-4, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 59367874 Παπαδασκαλόπουλος, Α. (2009) Πρότυπα και Πολιτικές Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης, Εκδότης: Μαρία Τσακουρίδου & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε., ISBN: 978-960-6619-41-0, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 309 Πετράκος, Γ. & Ψυχάρης, Γ. (2016). Περιφερειακή ανάπτυξη στην Ελλάδα, 2η έκδοση, Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική, Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο 59367800 Πολύζος, Σ. (2011) Περιφερειακή Ανάπτυξη, Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική, Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο 7648530
Additional bibliography for study
Armstrong, H. and Taylor, P. (2000) Regional Economics and Policy Capello, R., Camagni, P. R., Chizzolini, B., Fratesi, U. (2008). Modelling Regional Scenarios for the Enlarged Europe: European Competitiveness and Global Strategies. Advances in Spatial Science. Springer Capello, R., Nijkamp, P. (Editors) (2009). Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Faludi, A. (2010). Cohesion, Coherence, Cooperation: European Spatial Planning Coming of Age? Taylor & Francis, UK Kanbur, R. and Venables, A.J. (2005) Spatial inequality and development, Oxford University Press, 2005; Kilper, H. (Ed.) (2009) New Disparities in Spatial Development in Europe. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Neal, L. (2007) The Economics of Europe and the European Union, Cambridge University Press Pike, A., Rodríguez-Pose, A. and Tomaney,J. (2006) Local and regional development, Routledge
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