SPATIAL ECONOMICS

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΤΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ / SPATIAL ECONOMICS
Code12ΥΣ04
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStyliani Kostopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID100001496

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 125
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)636
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNSpecial Election636

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600147405
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)
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1043.7
Seminars40.1
Reading Assigment100.4
Written assigments471.7
Exams20.1
Total1676.0
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
28-01-2021