Regional Development and Regional Policy

Regional Development and Regional Policy




ECTS credit:6

Lecturer(s): asist. Bobovnik Nejc, izr. prof. dr. Kušar Simon


Regional development; theories of regional development. Measuring regional development. Regional development in Slovenia. Regional policy. Balanced regional development as part of the regional policy. Contemporary approaches to regional development: subsidiarity, endogenous regional development, bottom-up approach, public participation, public and private partnership. Regional development and policy in Slovenia and European union: past experiances, normative acts, instruments (regional development programme). The concept of less developed regions. The role of municipalities at regional dvelopment.