Institute of Regional Science

Transformation of economy and society

The institutes’ research area centring on economic and social transformation processes examines the ecological, social and economic frame conditions of regional development and transformation processes as well as concepts tending to cushion their effects through planning, including:

  • the analysis of societal and economic general conditions afffecting regional development and planning (both in developing, transformation and industrialized countries),
  • the elaboration and assessment of development paradigms from a regional perspective,
  • and the methodical examination of reciprocal effects between social and economic systems and their general geographical conditions.