404023 PS Economics and the Public Sector

winter semester 2022/2023 | Last update: 24.06.2022 Place course on memo list
404023
PS Economics and the Public Sector
PS 2
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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. Upon completion of the course, the 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). The lecture presents fundamental concepts of Public Economics which, in the proseminars, are applied to specific analytical problems and discussion questions. 

Short tests, midterm exam. In the PS, attendance is mandatory.

Date and time for the midterm exam: TBA

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)

It is advantageous to have completed the module “Theory of Economic Decisions: Decisions and Strategies”.

Provided that the rules due to the COVID-19 measures allow physical attendance, the lectures will typically be held on-site with physical presence. (Some selected meetings may take place online.) Please check the OLAT page of the course for the most recent information on the course organization.

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Date Time Location
Thu 2022-10-06
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-10-13
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-10-20
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-10-27
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-11-03
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-11-10
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-11-17
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-11-24
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-12-01
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2022-12-15
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2023-01-12
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2023-01-19
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2023-01-26
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2023-02-02
14.00 - 15.45 UR 1 (Sowi) UR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free