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Economic Geography: Regional Competitiveness and Trade

Do you want to become a specialist in regional economic development in an international context with a keen eye for the role of policy? The track in Regional Competitiveness and Trade prepares you for a career in regional economic strategies and research in regional science.

It aims to provide answers as to what can be done to stimulate economic development.

The track in Regional Competitiveness and Trade focusses on regional and global competitiveness related to trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Trade and FDI importantly govern the interconnectivity between countries and regions and their subsequent economic development. The ongoing fragmentation of value-chains - an Ipad is manufactured all over the globe - leads to increasing trade between countries and a growing global presence of multinational firms.

So, how do these (global) linkages between regions and countries influence their competitiveness? In this track, which is part of the Master in Economic Geography , you will familiarize yourself with the prime theoretical (New Economic Geography) and methodological (Spatial Econometrics) approaches to address the issues of interconnectivity between regions through trade and FDI. This track is organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Business

Do you want to become a specialist in regional economic development in an international context with a keen eye for the role of policy? The track in Regional Competitiveness and Trade prepares you for a career in regional economic strategies and research in regional science.

The track, which is part of the Master in Economic Geography and organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Business, focusses on regional and global competitiveness related to trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Trade and FDI importantly govern the interconnectivity between countries and regions and their subsequent economic development. The ongoing fragmentation of value-chains - an iPad is manufactured all over the globe - leads to increasing trade between countries and a growing global presence of multinational firms.

How do global linkages between regions and countries influence their competitiveness? You will learn the latest theoretical (New Economic Geography) and methodological (Spatial Econometrics) approaches to address the issues of interconnectivity between regions through trade and FDI.

Our graduates are specialists in regional economic development with a keen eye for the role of policy. They are well versed in the latest theoretical and empirical Economic models of regional growth.

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Feiten & Cijfers
Titel/Graad
MSc in Economische Geografie
Croho code
60657
Type opleiding
Master
Voertaal
Engels (100%)
Duur
12 maanden (60 ECTS)
Start
SeptemberSeptember
Vorm
voltijd
Faculteit
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