Course syllabus ARR - Analysis of Regional Development (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code: ARR
Course title in Czech: Analysis of Regional Development
Course title in English:
Analysis of Regional Development
Semester: WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: Mgr. et Mgr. Jiří Kalina (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Kristina Somerlíková, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
•familiarization with the processing of multidimensional regional data
•understanding the principles of constructing the composite indicator from group indicators and their subsequent evaluation and interpretation
•acquaintance with sources of regional data and their processing
•familiarization with widely used composite indicators (indices)
Course content:
Review of the basic terms and phenomena from the field of regional development, the concepts of state, development, convergence/divergence and disparity from the viewpoint of quantification (allowance 4/0)
2.Statistical methods (mathematical, graphical) for processing multidimensional data (allowance 12/10)
Composite indicators, methodical principles of their construction and interpretation (allowance 8/6)
4.Most frequently used composite indicators (indices) - The Czech Republic, Europe, world (allowance 4/0)
5.Students' projects consultation (allowance 0/12)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture28 h
28 h
preparation for exam
56 h
preparation for regular assessment
28 h
elaboration and execution of projects
28 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
Credit will be granted for completing all the tasks assigned during the course and on the basis of control tests results.
There will also be a final test and a discussion on the topic of students' individual projects.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
DUFEK, J. -- MINAŘÍK, B. Analýza indikátorů pro hodnocení cílů realizace Strategie regionálního rozvoje v České republice. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2009. 119 p. První vydání, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7375-366-5.
HRABÁNKOVÁ, M. et al. Faktory regionálního rozvoje a jejich vliv na sociálně-ekonomický potenciál regionu: vědecká monografie. 1st ed. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2011. 111 p. ISBN 978-80-7204-752-9.
SVATOŠOVÁ, L. -- HRABÁNKOVÁ, M. -- BOHÁČKOVÁ, I. Regionální rozvoj z pozice strukturální politiky. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita v Českých Budějovicích Zemědělská univerzita, 2005. 173 p. ISBN 80-7040-749-2.
HEBÁK, P. et al. Vícerozměrné statistické metody [3]. 1st ed. Praha: Informatorium, 2005. 255 p. ISBN 80-7333-039-3.
NARDO , M. Handbook on Constructing Composite Indicators. Roma: OECD Publishing, 2008. 158 p. ISBN 978-92-6404-345-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track VSP Public Administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/06/2015.

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