Course Details

Spatial Economics

DV73 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > MGS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Strategy and territorial conception. Territorial development and territorial marketing. Spatial economic rules. Wagner’s Law. Real estate market. Public investments and public beneficial projects. Development projects. Communication and economic synergy. Sustainable urban development. Regional policy.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Vít Hromádka, Ph.D.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management


Principles of the economic theory, of the marketing and of the civil engineering economics

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.


The subject provides the basic information about the spatial economics, the national and European regional policy and about the territorial marketing that is needed for the students Civil Engineering Management study program

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.


3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1.Characteristics of region and typology of regions
2.Temporal and spatial economic theories and methods
3.Strategy and territorial conception. SWOT analysis of territory
4.Conception of spatial technical infrastructure and tertiary sphere
5.Territorial development. Territorial marketing
6.Application of spatial economic rules. Regional and city demand and supply
7.Economics and spatial arrangement of municipalities and urban regions
8.Wagner Law. Market of legal norms market of Ronald Coase. Instruments of direct municipal economic politics. Public municipal services management(direct handling, management, concession). Real estate market. External interference into the real estate market and territorial developement
9.Public investments and public beneficial projects
10. Implementation of development projects
11.Communication and economic synergy: Science and technology parks. World trade centers and entrepreneurship. Teleports. Reception of companies into the territory, information aid, export aid, technology transfer aid, development aid
12.Sustainable urban development. Ecocity concept
13.Regional politics of European Union