print copy e-book
Teorie regionálního rozvoje: nástin, kritika, implikace

Teorie regionálního rozvoje: nástin, kritika, implikace

[Theory of regional development: outline, critique, implications]

Blažek, Jiří Uhlíř, David

subjects: science – geography, economics and finance

hardcover, 3. edition
published: november 2020
ISBN: 978-80-246-4566-7
recommended price: 350 czk

e-shop

summary

This publication presents and critically reflects on theories and concepts that endeavor to explain the current dynamically changing economic geography of the world, and outlines the implications for the promotion of regional development and the ability to compete. Almost twenty years have passed since the initial publication of the book, and readers have thus gained a third, fundamentally revised and expanded edition. The authors also take a detailed look at two theories that significantly dominate current regional research, the theory of global value chains and the theory of regional innovation systems. They also present new approaches for supporting regional development, in particular the concept of intelligent specialization.