432059 PS Economic Policy: Economics of European Integration

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 02.11.2020 Place course on memo list
432059
PS Economic Policy: Economics of European Integration
PS 2
4,5
Block
annually
English
This course will enable students to understand the most important economic concepts in European integration. The discussion questions / presentations in class will particularly focus on new developments in the economic governance in EMU, including the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure, the European Semester, EFSF and ESM, "six pack", "euro plus pact" etc.
1. Introduction - History and Institutions - The European Economy 2. Preferential Trading Areas - Traditional Theories: Trade Creation and Trade Diversion - New Trade Theories 3. Microeconomic Policies - Common Agricultural Policy - Competition Policy - External Trade Policy - Regional Policy - Social Policy 4. Macroeconomic Policies in the EMU - Optimal Currency Areas - Creation of the EMU - Monetary Policy in the EMU - Fiscal Policies in the EMU
Students have to read the chapters provided in the e-campus and have to submit weekly assignments. Each assignment will be evaluated and feedback will be provided.
Weekly Assignments, Presentations, Paper
Artis, M. & Nixson, F. (2007): The Economics of the European Union. Policy and Analysis, 4th Edition, Oxford. De Grauwe, P. (2009): Economics of Monetary Union, 8th Edition, Oxford. Lecture Notes (provided in the e-campus) based on revised chapters from Hansen, J.D. (1997): An Economic Analysis of the EU, McGrawHill. Complimentary scientific articles.

Online Course; Anmeldungsvoraussetzungen: 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.

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Online Course; Anmeldungsvoraussetzungen: 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.

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Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2020-12-18
09.00 - 16.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Sat 2020-12-19
09.00 - 16.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2021-01-15
09.00 - 16.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Sat 2021-01-16
09.00 - 16.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online