[ 930WIRTPOLK17 ] KS Economic Policy

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Social Science Rainer Bartel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Grundlagen der Volkswirtschaft
Original study plan Master's programme Political Education 2017W
Objectives Reaching consciousness of the close relationship between economics, economic policy-making and ultimately social policy. Challenges, problems and policy propositions are critically scrutinised in different economic and social fields.
Subject Selected topics from the following fields of interest: Labour markets. International economy. Taxation. Populism, democracy and Political Education. European Union. Financial markets. Industry and competition. Crisis. Migration. Public finances and public sector. Economics as a science. Welfare state and integration. Structural change. Distribution and social affairs. Concepts of economic policy-making. Economic growth.
Criteria for evaluation Final test. Additional bonus points for conributions to the course (statements, short presentations).
Methods Lecturing, short presentations, discussions
Language German
Study material Short German-language up-to-date articles serving as impulses for discussion
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority