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290222 VO Introduction to Economic Geography (2020S)

Die Räumlichkeit der Wirtschaft

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

ACHTUNG Bachelor Geographie 2011 und Diplomstudium Lehramt: Die Vorlesung (2h, 3 ECTS) ersetzt die alte Vorlesung (3h, 4 ECTS) und wird Ihnen mit 3h bzw. 4 ECTS angerechnet.

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Details

max. 400 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Learning materials are provided online in Moodle

Wednesday 11.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 18.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 25.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 01.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 22.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 29.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 06.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 13.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 20.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 27.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 03.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 10.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 17.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: The lecture enhances students’ knowledge of economic structures and processes from a geographical perspective. It develops students’ understanding of key questions and core concepts of economic geography and increases their skills to apply theoretical approaches to explain empirical observations of the spatial dimension of economic activities. Special attention will be given to enhance students’ knowledge / skills in the fields of: location choices, regional growth and development, spatial distribution and organization of production and innovation activities, modern regional and innovation policies
Content: discussion of basic notions, theories and empirical applications of economic geography: location theories, geographical clusters, global production networks, structural chance of industries and places, technological and societal change, new approaches to regional and innovation policies
Method: Lecture; self-assessment exercises (optional)

Assessment and permitted materials

Final exam (Multiple-Choice-Test). No materials allowed.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Multiple-Choice-Test: maximum of 80 points; pass: minimum of 41 points
0-40 points: insufficient (fail)
41-50: sufficient
51-60: satisfactory
61-70: good
71-80: excellent

Examination topics

Basic literature
Lecture slides
Additional literature (provided via moodle)

Reading list

Bathelt, H. and J. Glückler (2012) Wirtschaftsgeographie. Ökonomische Beziehungen in räumlicher Perspektive. UTB, Stuttgart.
Coe, N.M., Kelly, P.F. and H.W.C. Yeung (2013) Economic Geography: A Contemporary Introduction. Wiley, Hoboken.

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 3.1) (BA UF GW 15) (BA GG 11.1)

Last modified: Mo 12.10.2020 17:09