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European Regional Economics


Aims of the course

Inform students about market and non market forces which influence economies of regions and their different economic success in European and national market. We shall strive to understand behaviour of firms and people concerning their location, we shall learn aboot policy choices for areas without own currency and for European regional policy.

Course syllabus

1. Regional income and employment determiantion
2. Regional growth disparities: neoclassical perspectievs
3. Cumulative growth processes
4. Interregional migration and other interregional flows
5. Regional unemployment disparities
6. The case for regional policy
7. Regional policy instruments
8. Innovative regions and technological progress
9. Regional policy of the EU

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 9:00 in R-302
  • To avoid waiting in front of the door for your turn, please send an email, I will try to give you a more detailed time slot.
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