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Economic Policy (compulsory elective module 2)

Module name (EN): Economic Policy (compulsory elective module 2)
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-623
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam (90 minutes / can be repeated semesterly)

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBW-623 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 6, optional course
BIBW-623 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBW-120 Microeconomics
BIBW-350 Macroeconomics


[updated 22.02.2018]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Leonhard Firlus
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Leonhard Firlus

[updated 01.10.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to: analyze economic strategies and instruments and apply them to selected fields of economic policy action.
- They will be able to systematically describe the institutional, instrumental and social framework conditions in economic policy approaches.
 
 
- They will be able to critically reflect on different problem-solving approaches and instruments and reach decisions.
  


[updated 04.02.2020]
Module content:
1. Principles of economic policy
2. Market and government
3. Fiscal policy
4. Growth policy
5. Economic policy
6. Competition policy
7. Employment and social policy


[updated 04.02.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
This module combines a lecture with discussions. Students will be encouraged to carry out critical discussions about current economic policy topics, based on selected documents.

[updated 14.03.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Ahrns, H.-J. / Feser, H.-D.. Wirtschaftspolitik. München: Oldenbourg, latest edition.
Baßčeler, U. et al.. Grundlagen und Probleme der Volkswirtschaft. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel, latest edition.
Brümmerhoff, D. / Büttner, T.. Finanzwissenschaft. München: Oldenbourg, latest edition.
Fredebeul-Krein, M. et al.. Grundlagen der Wirtschaftspolitik. Stuttgart: UTB, latest edition.
Fritsch, M.. Marktversagen und Wirtschaftspolitik. München: Vahlen, latest edition.
Klump, R.. Wirtschaftspolitik. München: Pearson Studium, latest edition.
Mussel, G. / Pätzold, J.. Grundfragen der Wirtschaftspolitik. München: Vahlen, latest edition.
Schmidt, I. / Haucap, J.. Wettbewerbspolitik und Kartellrecht. München: Oldenbourg, latest edition.
Zimmermann, H. et al.. Finanzwissenschaft. München: Vahlen, latest edition.


[updated 14.03.2018]
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