432056 Economics of European Integration

summer semester 2014 | Last update: 04.03.2014 Place course on memo list
432056
Economics of European Integration
VO 2
3
Prerequisites are § 9 Abs. 1 Basics of Economics and § 6 Abs. 1 Introduction in Macroeconomics: Circular Flow, Business Cycle, and Economic Growth.
Block
each semester
English
This course will enable students to understand the most important economic concepts in European integration.

1) History, Facts and Institutions

2) The Microeconomics of Economic Integration
- Preferential liberalization
- Market size and scale effects
- Growth effects and factor market integration
- Economic integration, labor market and migration

3) The Macroeconomics of Monetary Integration
- Facts of monetary integration
- Optimum Currency Areas

4) EU Monetary and Fiscal Policies
- The European monetary union
- Fiscal policy and the Stability Pact
- The financial markets and the euro
- The Eurozone in crisis

Lecture, Discussion

Module Exam
Baldwin, Richard; Wyplosz, Charles: ECONOMICS OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill Education 2012.

Positive Beurteilung des Pflichtmoduls gemäß § 6 Abs. 3 Z 1 Theorie ökonomischer Entscheidungen 1: Märkte und Preise und des Pflichtmoduls gem. § 6 Abs. 3 Z 3 Einführung in die Makroökonomik.

not applicable
to be announced
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2014-04-04
12.30 - 17.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-04-05
09.00 - 17.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-05-17
09.00 - 16.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-06-06
10.00 - 12.00 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-06-06
13.00 - 17.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-06-28
09.00 - 13.00 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free