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HALKAS12 Institutions, Innovation and Economic Renewal (NORDIG) 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Administrative Studies
Local and Regional Governance
Faculty of Management
Level city

Learning outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the most important knowledge-based theories and models of economic development of cities and regions. The student also learns how institutions governing economic development change, and how institutional entrepreneurs work to change them.

After completing the course, the student demonstrates an analytical understanding of the various knowledge-based theories and development models, and has advanced knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and challenges of institutional change related to economic development of cities and regions. The student also has insight in the complex interaction between innovation, technology, institutions and economic development of cities and regions.


Markku Sotarauta, Teacher responsible


Lectures 20 hours
Wed 5-Dec-2018 at 10-12, Päät ls A31
Group work

Further information

Introductory lecture will be held in Finland 5.12.2018 and the rest of the lectures will be arange in Agder 2019