Economic Geography

"Location, location, location!"

‚ÄčEconomic geography is a broadly ranging sub-discipline where theoretical frameworks and empirical analyses creatively incorporate interdisciplinary elements. Economic geography studies the location of economic activity in different areas as well as the impact of the resulting spatial structures on the action of economic agents. The scale of analysis may vary from local to global. Economic geography at the Turku School of Economics concentrates on the following themes:

  • Changes in consumer behaviour
  • Strategic regional development
  • Globalisation, international trade, Asian economies, Global South
  • Geography of retailing, strategic retail location planning
  • Tourism business and experiential consumption
  • Business responsibility and sustainability

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