This is part of the Regional and Local Economics site, led by Dave Clark and Jeff Grainger, University of Portsmouth as part of the TRUE Project

Teaching Resources for Regional and Local Economics

A selection of Lecture notes and presentations can be found below.

Course Handbook

Local and Regional Economics course handbook, Dave Clark (2010)

Lecture Notes

  • Lecture 1a - Introduction to Regional and Local Economics, reviewing fundamental questions concerning the study of regional and local economies: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 2a - Multipliers and Output Models: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 2b - Introducing regional econometric modelling and input-output models: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 3a -Regional Growth the Neo-Classical perspective: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 3b- Regional Growth - Export demand models, agglomeration and cumulative growth : Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth. 
  • Lecture 4b - Interregional trade. The Ricardian and Hecksher-Ohlin theories of regional trade are explored alongside more radical explanations of regional trade and specialisation: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 5a - Interregional migration: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 5b - Regional unemployment disparities: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 6 - Evidence and causes of economic disadvantage: The case for regional policy: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 7a - The early years: Regional policy and its effectiveness in the UK up to 1979: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 7b - An international problem: Regional policy in other major OECD countries: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 8a - Return to classical prescriptions: UK regional policy from 1979: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 8b - Trans-national regional policy: The EU becomes a major player: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 9b - The renaissance of local economic regeneration in the UK: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 10a - Event based regeneration: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Labour Mobility - Interregional and international trade: Dr Stephen Drinkwater, University of Surrey.

Presentation Slides

  • Lecture 1a - Introduction to Regional and Local Economics, reviewing fundamental questions concerning the study of regional and local economies: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 1b - Introduction to Regional and Local Economics: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 2a - Multipliers and output models: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 2b - Introducing regional econometric modelling and input-output models: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 3a - Regional growth from the Neo-Classical perspective: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 3b - Export demand models and cumulative growth: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 4a - Industrial location theory: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 4b - Interregional trade: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 5a - Interregional (labour) migration: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 5b - Unemployment disparities: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 6 - Evidence and causes of economic disadvantage - the case for regional policy: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 7a - The early years: regional policy and its effectiveness in the UK up to 1979: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 7b - An international problem: regional policy in other major OECD countries: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 8a - Return to classical prescriptions: UK regional policy from 1979: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 8b - Transnational regional policy: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 9a - Local economic development: an American view: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 9b - The Renaissance of local economic regeneration in the UK: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 10a - Event based regeneration and economic boosters: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Lecture 10b - The future and sustainability: Dave Clark, University of Portsmouth.
  • Labour Mobility - Interregional and international trade: Dr Stephen Drinkwater, University of Surrey.

Seminar Material

Data workshop - Online sources of information for local and regional economics

Revision Quiz

Quiz

Teaching Resources for Undergraduate Economics

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