404010 VO Economics and the Public Sector

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 12.07.2021 Place course on memo list
404010
VO Economics and the Public Sector
VO 2
2
Admission requirements: positive completion of the mandatory courses "Introduction to Management" referred to in § 5 (1-1) and "Introduction to Economics" referred to in § 5 (1-2) It is advantageous to have completed the module “Theory of Economic Decisions: Decisions and Strategies”.
weekly
each semester
German

The course provides an introduction to Public Economics. At the end of the course students will be able to answer the following questions: When should the government intervene in the economy? Which instruments does the government use for intervention? How does government intervention affect the decisions of market participants and market outcomes?

Reasons for government intervention: market failure; Reasons for government intervention: redistribution; Government intervention: taxation

Lecture and accompanying tutorial sessions (proseminars). In the lecture basic concepts of Public Economics are presented. In the proseminars these concepts are used to discuss and solve short case studies. In the proseminars, a term paper will have to be written in groups of students.

Written overall course exams

Gruber, Jonathan, Public Finance and Public Policy, 6th ed., New York: Worth Publishers, Macmillan Learning, 2019

Admission requirements: positive completion of the mandatory courses "Introduction to Management" referred to in § 5 (1-1) and "Introduction to Economics" referred to in § 5 (1-2)

The lecture is broadcast and recorded via live stream from the Sowi auditorium. If the regulations and room occupancy capacities applicable in the winter semester in connection with the COVID-19 measures permit, you can also visit the regulation in person in the Sowi Aula. Please note the current information on the OLAT page of the course.

see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2020-10-06
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-10-13
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-10-20
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-10-27
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-11-03
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-11-10
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-11-17
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-11-24
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2020-12-01
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Thu 2020-12-10
16.00 - 17.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Ersatztermin
Tue 2020-12-15
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2021-01-12
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2021-01-19
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2021-01-26
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell
Tue 2021-02-02
18.00 - 19.45 Aula (Sowi) Aula (Sowi) Barrier-free Virtuell