Course: Regions: Concepts and Issues

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Course title Regions: Concepts and Issues
Course code KGE/KOP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dokoupil Jaroslav, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The regional dimension in major economic theories and theories of regional development - neoclassical theory, keynesian economics, neo-marxism, neo-liberal economics, institutional economics. The regional dimension in the current institutional directions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 35 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of economic geography and regional issues.
learning outcomes
Have an overview of the regional dimension in the major economic theories and theories of regional development. Assess the regional documents of development in terms of existing theories.
professional skills
To be able to design of regional development in the spirit of existing theories.
general eligibility
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Individual study
assessment methods
Seminar work
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Hana Kunešová, Aleš Kocourek, Pavla Bednářová, Eva Cihelková, Miloš Nový. Světová ekonomika nové jevy a perspektivy. Praha, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7400-502-2.
  • Jiří Blažek, David Uhlíř. Teorie regionálního rozvoje, nástin, kritika, implikace. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-246-1974-3.

Study plans that include the course
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