Do you want to become a specialist in regional economic development in an international context with a keen eye for the role of policy? The track in Regional Competitiveness and Trade prepares you for a career in regional economic strategies and research in regional science.
It aims to provide answers as to what can be done to stimulate economic development.
The track in Regional Competitiveness and Trade focusses on regional and global competitiveness related to trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Trade and FDI importantly govern the interconnectivity between countries and regions and their subsequent economic development. The ongoing fragmentation of value-chains - an Ipad is manufactured all over the globe - leads to increasing trade between countries and a growing global presence of multinational firms.