[ 572AECOEFMU19 ] IK International Economics, Finance and Macroeconomics

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3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Economics Rainer Bartel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Fach Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Fach Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre und Fach Kernkompetenzen I aus Volkswirtschaftslehre
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2019W
Objectives Students will engross their knowledge about the macro-aspects in an open economy and increasingly put emphasis on the structure of aggregates, on partial aspects and the intricacy of economic questions and problems. They elaborate autonomously the material contents of up-to-date articles from journals, present them in groups, criticise and discuss them on a sound basis.
Subject Economics as a science - misjudged or well criticised? Labour market problems and policy. Evolving structures of the economy (even regionally) and of the public sector. European Economic and Currency Union, European integration and policy-making in the EU. Financial markets and monetary policy, crises and fighting crises. Public finances (including taxation). Distribution and social affairs, distribution with regard to theory and empirics. Long-term growth.
Criteria for evaluation Presentations, discussions, statements
Methods Moderation for stimuli and guidance, elaborations on selected topics; short presentations and discussion
Language German
Study material Selected up-to-date surveys and journal articles from recent literature (in English, being continuously upgraded)
Changing subject? No
Further information This intensive course is given each semester.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
572AECOEFMU18: IK International Economics, Finance and Macroeconomics (2018W-2019S)
572AECOIWFU15: IK International Economics, Finance and Macroeconomics (2015W-2018S)
2AECIWFMI: IK International Economics, Finance and Macroeconomics (2009W-2015S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority