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Regional economics (codice 91933)

Curriculum: Global Economy and Business del corso di Global economy and business
Programmazione per l'A.A.: 2020/2021

Appelli d'esame: Calendario - Prenotazioni
Orari del corso di Global economy and business: apri


Crediti Formativi Universitari (CFU): 6
Settore Scientifico Disciplinare (SSD): M-GGR/02
Ambito disciplinare: Attività formative affini o integrative
Attività: Attività formative affini ed integrative (C)
Ore aula: 42

Canale unico
  • Docente: DE VINCENZO DOMENICO Scheda informativa del docente DE VINCENZO

Obiettivi:

Programma:
Aims: The course aims to provide competencies on both economic geography and spatial economics, focusing on growth, behavior, and economic performance of cities and regions

Contents: Individual Location Decisions. Location Factors. Spatial Patterns of Differential Advantage in Specific Location Factors. Land Use. Competition for the Use of Land. Rent and Land Value. Spatial Structure of Urban Areas. The Location of Urban Places. Trends in Urban Patterns. The Nature of a Region. Delimiting Functional Regions. The Location of People. How Regions Develop. Regional Objectives and Policies. Regional development and environmental quality.

tentative course schedule

Week 1
Introduction to the Course
Presentation of the Available materials
Clear Statement of Expected Mutual Requirements
Foundation Stones of Regional economics
Factor of location

Week 2
Technical factors of location
Cost of transport
Trasport and demand

Week 3
Transport costs and marketplace
Hotelling model

Week 4
Marketplace: fluxes and attraction
Christaller Model

Week 5
Cost of transport, routes of transport and space regionalization
Spatial structures
The graph
Settlements organization

Week 6
Quality and cost of labour in locational choices
Vernon model
International labour division
FDI

Week 7
From vertical integrated firm to firm network
From local production to internationalization of firms

Week 8
Industrial districts

Week 9
Delocation of firms

Week 10
Cities and Urban places

Week 11
Environmental quality in regional development and organization

Testi:
Edgar M. Hoover and Frank Giarratani, An Introduction to Regional Economics, Regional Research Institute, 1999
Or
R. Capello, Regional Economics, Routledge, 2014


[Ultima modifica: mercoledì 30 novembre 2016]